Low-Maintenance Gardens: 10 Simple Steps to Beautiful, Easy and Stylish Outside Spaces (Garden Style Guides Series)) by Caroline Tilston
Growing a beautiful garden-even with a busy lifestyle
For those garden lovers who thought keeping a garden of their own meant hours of work they simply couldn't spare, this fun and practical guide makes even a beautiful garden possible-in only an hour a week. With plans and photographs of ten model gardens, the book reveals the tips and tricks of setting up, as well as the basics-from plant design, plant choices, and watering to lighting, decorations, and wildlife. Arranged in an easy-to-read, magazine-style format, this "fast-gardening" guide is the ideal how-to for anyone who wants an eye-catching garden-that requires little or almost no maintenance.
Caroline Tilston is the author of Small Family Gardens (2007) and Modern Family Gardens (2006), John Wiley & Sons. Having worked for over a decade in television production, Caroline retrained as a gardener with the National Trust. For the last ten years, she has been running her own garden design business, The Oak Studio Design Ltd. She also writes for gardening magazines and national newspapers, as well as doing radio broadcasting.
Steve Gorton is an established photographer, with over 20 years’ experience of working with publishers. He is the photographer of English Eccentric Interiors by Miranda Harrison (John Wiley & Sons, 2006) and Parisian Architecture of the Belle Epoque by Roy Johnston (John Wiley & Sons, 2007).