Most gardens have an open space at their heart a focal ³floor² amidst the beds, borders, and shrubbery that surround it. Now, this marvelous new collection of ideas and projects shows you how to transform that space into the showpiece of your garden. Featuring more than a dozen projects, The Garden Floor is superbly enhanced with color illustrations and photos of gardens from around the world.
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Written by leading garden expert Nigel Colborn, The Garden Floor is a powerhouse of ideas for the adventurous gardener who wishes to transform the ground space at the heart of their plot. Whether you dream of a smart herringbone brick terrace, a Japanese-style gravel garden, a delicate thyme and chamomile lawn, or even a low-maintenance concrete terrace, this book has all the answers. A series of more than a dozen inspiring projects for new garden floors is accompanied by detailed information on the materials and tools required to do the job. Outstanding step-by-step color illustrations explain how to create the various surfaces and different effects, followed by sumptuous photos of gardens around the world. There is also complete information on how to plan and execute a basic design in your garden, as well as everything you need to know about maintaining your new garden floor once it has been completed.