* Brilliant, beautiful, contemporary design ideas
* Lots of information and ideas about the perfect plants for you
* Great suggestions for garden features and hands-on projects to do in the garden
All laid out in a lively format fun and easy to read
Design Creating a minimalist garden.
Plants Easy Plants.
Feature Walls and Boundaries.
2. Mediterranean Modern.
Design Employing a garden designer.
Plants Trees for Small Gardens.
Feature Seating areas and furniture.
Design To lawn or not to lawn.
Plants Jungle Plants.
4. Sophisticated Rooms.
Design Slopes, steps and retaining walls.
Design How to make decking work.
Plants Gardening with children.
Feature Willow structures.
6. Silver, Green & White.
Design Dividing the garden.
Feature Design our own garden.
7. Water Light & Walls.
Design The outside room.
Plants New Perennial planting.
8. Height & Depth.
Design Growing food.
Plants Vertical planting.
Feature Play equipment.
9. Exotic Heat Island.
Design Small wildlife ponds.
Plants Tropical plants.
10. Rendered Walls.
Design Using free-standing walls.
Plants Shadows and Shapes.
Feature Rendered Walls.
11. Roof Garden.
Design Roof gardens.
Plants Plants for screening.
Feature Green roofs.
Plants Plants for shade.
13. Wildlife Garden.
Design Encouraging Wildlife.
Plants Creating a wildflower meadow.
Feature Things to attract wildlife.
14. Soft & Scented.
Design Designing a city garden.
Plants Scented Plants.
Feature Finishing touches.
List of Contacts.
Juliette Wade has been taking inspirational photographs of gardens for over a decade. She has worked for Gardens Illustrated, Garden Inspirations, Homes & Gardens, Country Living, Country Homes and Interiors and Practical Gardening. She is also the photographer of Modern Family Gardens (John Wiley & Sons, 2006).
"Focuses on modern spaces that consider the needs of both adults
and children." (Gardens Illustrated, August 2007)
“The photography is stunning all the way through and really is inspirational.” (Manchester Living, 22nd August 2007)
"Extravagantly illustrated with a wealth of photography...[The book] should provide inspiration for the most reluctant of gardeners." (Scotland's New Homebuyer, November 2007)
"...an inspirational book" (Gardeners' Question Time, Radio 4, Sunday 18th November 2007)
"An approachable guide to creating family-friendly spaces." (The Garden, November 2007)
“Innovative ideas for families with small spaces.” (The Travel & Leisure Magazine, March 2008)