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RHS Essential Garden Planning & ConstructionRHS Essential Garden Planning & Construction

Edited by Christopher Brickell and Deborah Parker
Published by Mitchell Beazley
Distributed by Hachette

This book is a spin-off from the Royal Horticultural Society's Encyclopedia of Practical Gardening, bringing together the principles vital for success­ful garden planning with explanations on how to put them into practice.

The book takes a hands-on approach and is furnished with lots of step-by-step diagrams.

It's divided into two sections: Planning and Construction. Under the latter there are plenty of detailed ideas - from building gates, pergolas and paths, to putting in a water feature. This is not a book about planting, though. Rather, it concentrates on getting the bare bones just right.


Weekend Gardener, Issue 208, 2006, Page 34

Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH

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