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The third edition of The Essential Garden Design Workbook is fully updated with new colour photograph and illustrations, garden plans, and growing information for the top fifty plants no designer should be without. You'll also find updated information on designing with computer-aided design (CAD), details on sustainability ad biodiversity, and important advice on working with contractors.
Founder and principal of The English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden, London, Rosemary Alexander writes and lectures worldwide on garden design. She was awarded the Veitch Memorial Medal by the Royal Horticultural Society and lived as a tenant of the National Trust property in Kent. Her current Hampshire garden has been featured in most major gardening magazines.
Rachel Myers is a garden designer based in Oxfordshire. She has designed gardens in France, Belgium, and Colombia. At the English Gardening School, Rachel lectures on both garden design and practical horticulture diploma courses as well as overseeing and grading all plant portfolios. Her work has been featured in numerous books and magazines, including The Book of Garden Plans, The Book of Small Garden Plans, and Gardens Illustrated.
Review of the previous edition:
"Highly recommended as a detailed instructional for learning to blend individually creative instincts with practical necessities to create truly memorable gardens."
– James A. Cox, Bookwatch, March 2005