Hundreds of lush and lavish color photographs give gardeners divine inspiration to transform their gardens into comfortable havens, with tantalizing colors, fabulous textures, and irresistible scents.
"Gardeners...will find practical information and paradisiacal inspiration within these pages."--Booklist
Every garden showcased here seems to extend an irresistible invitation to relax, stay a while, and enjoy the weather. Their fine design, appealing composition, and excellent lighting turn ordinary outdoor space into real outdoor rooms that feel like extensions of the house. See how to achieve symmetry and proportion by balancing restful and active areas, as well as sunshine and shade. Work with plants' natural cycles; use water to provide both cooling and soothing sounds; and add containers, collections, and special interest items to further personalize this little touch of paradise.