This work includes ingenious solutions for creating small, secluded gardens for outdoor living; gives blueprints for designing, building and decorating a courtyard including barbecues, water features & decking; shows how to bring a courtyard alive with detailed planting blueprints; and is written by an eminent and best selling author. "Courtyard Gardens" is packed with imaginative ideas for creating small, secluded gardens for outdoor living. Whether you are starting with a new plot or transforming an existing garden into a private haven, this books offers a wealth of design and planting solutions. This book features 18 three dimensional plans for classic garden styles that can be adopted for all different sizes and uses, from the classical garden through renaissance courtyards and Mediterranean styles to classical Japanese gardens. The book contains hundreds of ideas for wall. Screens, floors, water features and lighting as well as a directory to plants give guidance on the best type of plants for different types of garden.
Toby Musgrave is a garden designer, horticulturist, garden historian and TV presenter with a passion for applying lessons from the past to today's gardens.