The Garden Designer

Front Cover
Frances Lincoln, 2007 - Gardens - 224 pages
4 Reviews
In this classic design and style sourcebook Robin Williams shows you how to make beautiful gardens in which every element fits harmoniously into a whole. It has now been fully revised and updated.

With a wealth of examples and plans, including three-dimensional sketches, he sets out the general principles of garden design and guides you through the process of assessing the plot, finding a style and choosing every garden element, from paths to planting. The book shows a full range of types, materials and styles for every garden detail and advises on suitability for different garden situations, how to design and construct them and how best to place them.

Straightforward explanation, professional experience and clear illustrations make this an invaluable handbook.

What people are saying - Write a review

Garden design: how to be your own landscape architect

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Using over 500 color photos and illustrations of garden design elements, Williams successfully presents a plan for devising a home landscape that harmoniously incorporates these elements into a ... Read full review

The Gardener Designer

User Review  - donnprstn -

i found this book to be very helpful with trying to decide what i wanted to do. Had some great ideas i got from it and i would recommend this highly. Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (2007)

Robin Williams is an eminent garden designer and co-founder of the College of Garden Design. He has designed well over a thousand private gardens, including Gold Medal-winning exhibition gardens for the Chelsea Flower Show. He lectures on garden design in Great Britain, Europe, Japan and the USA.To visit Robin Williams' website click here

Bibliographic information