Synopses & Reviews
Even in colder climates, it is possible to recreate the lush beauty of a genuine Mediterranean garden. Design plans, plant lists, and simple instructions for constructing 20 unique gardens are provided, including many that incorporate such eye-catching features as courtyards, water features, rock and terrace gardens, and container plantings. An alphabetical guide to Mediterranean plants accompanies more than 200 color photographs, as well as details of the geographic and historical backgrounds, and professional advice for maximizing visual impact while minimizing maintenance, using wall colors and tiles to add ambiance, and choosing plants that spread joyous scents throughout the garden.
A practical book on how to plan a Mediterranean garden in temporate zones. The author offers advice and plans for 20 gardens that will take little time to care for, so more can be spent enjoying it.