100 landscape architects and garden designers reflecting on universal gardening questions, illustrated with photos of each designer's work.
A classic in the making, Garden Design Master Class brings together 100 essays by some of the top garden designers working today, from acknowledged experts such as Nancy Goslee Power on sunlight and Arabella Lennox-Boyd on borders, to acclaimed tastemakers such as Carolyne Roehm on the pleasures of a vegetable garden.
Spanning styles and genres, principles and tenets, collectively these essays and their accompanying images represent a comprehensive education for the reader, giving him or her the benefit of expert design advice and philosophy, from practical considerations such as seedlings and pathways to stylistic concerns such as asymmetry and rhythm. Each essay is paired with photographs of the designer's work that illustrate the principles being discussed, adding a powerful visual component to the book.
Unique in the quality of its contributors, this book will be a landmark publication in the field, helpful and inspirational for the amateur gardener, as well as students of garden design and garden design professionals.
9.3" x 1.19" x 11.3"