Stairs, passages, light wells, the tops of fire escapes - no site is too small for a garden, or the illusion of one. This book shows you how you can create a pocket handkerchief of a garden in even the most unpromising of spaces. Equally helpful for beginners and more experienced gardeners faced with an awkward plot, this book covers everything you need to know to make and maintain a tiny garden, showing you how to make the most of what you've got and suggesting designs for a variety of situations. You need not be restricted to a selection of containers: even things you thought beyond your wildest dreams - lawns, water features and kitchen gardens - are all surprisingly achievable. It fills a genuine gap in the market and covers the areas around a house that are frequently ignored, even in books specializing in small gardens.
... combines sound advice and suggestions - for various, often minute situations such as roofs and light wells - with very beautiful pictures that will inspire even those with no more 'garden' than a few steps outside. House & Garden An upbeat and comprehensive book which should convince gardeners that even the dingiest concrete passageway can be transformed into something green and lush. Scotsman Should provide plenty of inspiration, especially from the images, for anyone who just acquired their first potential gardening space. Gardens Illustrated McMorland Hunter is the champion of the really titchy in all matters horticultural. Independent on Sunday An exciting kaleidoscope of design solutions and everything you need to know about planning, maintaining the smallest garden spaces, this book is great at recommending plants to fit your own particular site. North magazine For the owners of many small spaces...a book like this would be both inspirational and useful, with nicely photographed sections dealing with passages, balconies, steps, walls and so on. Compass Jane McMorland Hunter tackles the subject honestly and comes up with a portfolio of ideas and illustrations that are truly ingenious. There are throughout, practical instructions on planting amd maintaining your tiny gardens making this book very good value for money. Museum of Garden History magazine
About Jane McMorland Hunter
Jane McMorland Hunter has years of experience in creating and maintaining a variety of gardens, including patios, balconies and roof gardens. She currently works in the gardening department at Hatchards.
The The Tiny Garden by Jane McMorland Hunter
Jane McMorland Hunter
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Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
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