Synopses & Reviews
Seven renowned masters have created a brilliant handbook of stylish borders that anyone can copy at home. Such well-known names as Penelope Hobhouse, John Brookes, Piet Oudolf, Sandra and Nori Pope, and Robert Golby each contribute four completely original layouts-all with full planting plans, gorgeous photos, plant portraits, and three-dimensional realizations. The borders cover every situation, season, and taste: ranging from sunny Mediterranean, shady woodland and colorful summer to oriental, single color and easy care, they all have the stamp of their designer's individuality and personality. Gardeners looking for inspiration will find new perspectives here to devise a successful and attractive border.
A collection of 28 original borders specially designed by six internationally renowned masters of garden design. Following an introduction to the basic principles of border design and care, there is a profile of each designer and their work.