The RHS Essential Garden Planning and Construction by Christopher Brickell
The definitive step-by-step guide to selecting and building a wide range of garden structures. It also provides all the key information needed for planning the design and constructing your garden. The first part of the book looks at the kind of materials available in garden construction, and includes detailed information on how to select the sizes, typical quantities, and optional qualities needed. Step-by-step instructions and illustrations make even quite complex projects straightforward and easy to accomplish. The second part of the book gives all the key information needed for designing and constructing a garden, including design principles, garden styles, and water and ornamental features.