Step up to the challenge of transforming a tiny space into an inviting garden! Overlooked back and front yards, balconies, shady basement areas, or narrow passageways all become beautiful.with the help of a specialist in making miniature Edens. Here she concentrates on sites of no more than 20 feet in any direction. Follow her into cozy, soon-to-be-green spots, and let her show you how to create visual interest through changes of level, add eye-catching focal points, lighten dark and oppressive walls with colorful paint, and lay gravel to improve drainage. Exploit the vertical dimension with simple ideas for trellises and climbers. Make an "unforgettable entrance," enhance with water features, choose flowers for scent, and even decorate staircases by lavishly lining them with potted plants. Eight detailed projects for stylish, original gardens--including Japanese, trompe l'oeil, kitchen window, and low maintenance--make designing easy. Plus a plant directory of super-reliable species!