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Understanding Garden Design

The Complete Handbook for Aspiring Designers
by Vanessa Gardner Nagel
Workman Pub Co

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Pub Date: 2010
Format: Hardback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 235 pp.
Size: 8.75 x 10.00 inches

ISBN: 9780881929430
TB Code: 1911349
Availability: 82 in stock

Designing a garden is a complex task. Where do you start? What kind of skills do you need? What are the logical steps in creating a design? How do you communicate your ideas to a client, and how do you accommodate a client’s requests while maintaining the integrity of the project? The answers to these questions, and many more, can all be found in Understanding Garden Design.

Most books on garden design focus on only one or a few aspects of garden design―choosing plants or creating a hardscape, for example. This comprehensive, accessible book lays out the entire process from start to finish in clear, precise language that avoids the pitfalls of “designspeak.” In fact, garden owners and clients of garden designers who want to understand more about the designer’s craft will be able to profit from the book’s lessons.