Projects for Small Gardens

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Ryland Peters & Small, 2002 - Gardening - 272 pages
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With a host of innovative ideas for eye-catching garden features that make the most of a small space, gardening experts Richard Bird and George Carter lead you through fifty-six superb 'Projects for Small Gardens". For plots as small as a window box or as long as a pathway, Bird and Carter detail the essentials of decorative gardening, like raised beds, fences, arches and trellises.-A divine collaboration of talents form bestseller Richard Bird and award-winner George Carter.-Concealed spiral binding with fold-out pages for laying the book flat while concentrating on projects.-Complete descriptions of materials and equipment, step-by-step illustrations, and easy-to-follow templates

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User Review  - titterington - LibraryThing

This is a great book with lots of small garden projects. Each "project" has a fold out page with instructions and alternate planting ideas. There are sections for containers to make, stone and brick-work projects, edible planting projects, decorative planting.....lots of fun ideas! Read full review


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Bird is a full-time writer on the subject of gardens and gardening. He also judges at local horticulture shows.

Carter is one of Britain's most exciting garden designers. He trained as a sculptor and his first career was as an exhibition designer. He now combines garden and exhibition design projects.

Buckley specializes in garden and plant photography.

Mariagrazia Dammicco is a journalist living in Mestre, near Venice. She is a member of the Club of Historic Gardens of Venice and has collaborated on the guide "I Giardini Veniziani," Marianne Majerus lives in London, but she makes frequent trips to her favorite city, Venice. She specializes in garden photography, and she was awarded "Photograph of the Year" in 2002. Her work has appeared in "Secret Gardens of London" and in "House Beautiful Container Gardens,

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