Fine Gardening Design Guides

Lee Anne White, series editor

Gardening enthusiasts will be inspired by this series of garden design books from more than 50 of America's best gardeners, landscape architects, horticulturists, and nursery owners. They'll discover a wealth of information on everything from planting perennial borders and garden rooms to landscape layout and gardening in harmony with nature.

 

Exploring Garden Style features ideas for designing and planting beautiful gardens, advice on designing a greenhouse, and tips for gardening in harmony with nature. [series editor, cover photographer]

Landscaping Your Home features advice on how to get started, including drawing a site plan, ideas for designing a wide variety of landscape features, and tips for making small spaces look and feel larger.

Gardening in Small Spaces illustrates innumerable techniques to make a little garden space go a long way. It shows how to create a garden that feels much larger than it is, and demonstrates how small gardens can create privacy. A look at sample gardens reveals some of the tips and tricks of gardening in small spaces, such as using diagonal lines and breaking areas into individual sections. Sound advice on pruning and selecting appropriate plants helps readers transform a small lot into a place of beauty and comfort. [series editor]

In Accent Your Garden, the experts at Fine Gardening deliver practical advice and innovative ideas for designing with garden ornaments. More than 15 talented designers show how to use fences, walls, arbors, fountains, pathways and other structures to create gardens bursting with beauty and interest.

Designing with Plants features proven techniques for using color, shape, and texture in the garden; planting design techniques; ideas for using mass plantings, ground covers, and scented shrubs; and tips for extending the season.

America's best gardeners share their secrets for designing beautiful container gardens. Gardening in Containers is filled with clever and inspiring ideas for creating dynamic plant combinations, designing containers for year-round interest, selecting the best plants, and using containers throughout the garden.

Creating Beds and Borders features design concepts for mixed borders, and techniques for selecting plants, pruning perennials, and starting plants from seed.