Gardening in Small SpacesBook - 2002
Tiny gardens are a concern for millions of people who have little space but great enthusiasm for putting it to good use. Gardening in Small Spaces is a fresh, new guide to the challenges presented to the gardener with very restricted space. Rachel de Thame, the book's author and presenter of the accompanying six-part television series, explains the simple rules to follow when planning, changing and designing a small garden for style and atmosphere. Rachel looks at how to create family gardens, modern gardens. 'edible' gardens. tropical gardens, tranquil gardens and roof gardens, with useful information on such topics as color in planting and in landscaped features, vertical planting, incorporating changes of level and night-time gardens. Each chapter includes an in-depth case study of a redesigned garden from the television series to illustrate how to make the most of a small space, and a useful plant directory rounds off the book. No matter how compact your outdoor space. make the most of it with Gardening in Small Spaces. Book jacket.
Publisher: Etobicoke, Ont. : Winding Stair Press, c2002.
Characteristics: 128 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.