A stunning peek at the160;private160;gardens of some of the world's most influential designers151;often a place for experimentation
The gardens designers have created for their clients may be familiar to garden enthusiasts, but what happens in the designers'160;own backyards? This fascinating book takes a look at the gardens of some top designers, investigating how they differ from their commissioned work, the design process, and how they reflect their owner's design philosophy. Private gardens are often160;sites for experimentation, either with untried plants, novel construction techniques, or innovative ways of handling space. Some designers use their gardens as "gallery spaces"151;perfect representations of the heart and soul of their work, while others may be radically different160;from a designer's commissioned projects. The fact that private gardens are160;the site for experimentation suggests that a peek through the garden gate will be a privileged look into the future.
Genre: Gardening, Science
Subgenre: Garden Design, Landscape, Life Sciences / Horticulture