Learn about designing the perfect garden for you with this e-book. Designing your own garden can be one of the most creative things you ever do – producing a living sculpture that gives you years of enjoyment.
This ebook goes through the steps for Designing a Garden. Whether it is your own garden or for Landscape Gardeners, this ebook provides practical hints and information on garden design.
This 109 page ebook brings together a collection of articles on Garden Design written by John Mason over several decades of visiting and photographing gardens, writing and teaching; and creating gardens.
The first volume (part 1) provides a strong foundation for garden design.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part One. Garden Design
Chapter 1 Introduction to Garden Design
Chapter 2 Appropriateness of Garden Design
Chapter 3 Creating an Impact
Chapter 4 Designing to a Budget
Chapter 5 Choosing Plants
Part Two. Functionality in the Landscape
Chapter 6 Using the Garden
Chapter 7 Where the Garden Meets the House
Chapter 8 Making the Winter Garden More Comfortable
Chapter 9 Gardens for Children
Chapter 10 The Secure Home and Garden
Chapter 11 Lighting a Garden
Chapter 12 Dealing with Shade
Part Three. Aesthetics
Chapter 13 Garden Art
Chapter 14 Pots & Planters
Chapter 15 Colour in the Garden
Chapter 16 Applications for Colour
Chapter 17 Garden Furniture
About the Author:
John L. Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Sup’n Cert., FIOH, FPLA, MAIH, MACHPER, MASA
John Mason has had over 35 years experience in the fields of Horticulture, Recreation, Education and Journalism. He has extensive experience both as a public servant, and as a small business owner. John has held positions ranging from Director of Parks and Recreation (City of Essendon) to magazine editor.
John is a well respected member of many professional associations, and author of over thirty five books and of over two thousand magazine articles. Even today, John continues to write books for various publishers including Simon and Shuster, and Landlinks Press (CSIRO Publishing).