A Pattern Garden: The Essential Elements of Garden Making
photography by Richard Hartlage, text by Valerie Easton
A Pattern Garden gives us the tools for creating our own highly satisfying garden spaces. Author, Valerie Easton, identifies 14 garden patterns that she sees as fundamental to successful design and that will turn any landscape into a memorable and rewarding retreat. This book will help you identify what pleases you, and why, and provide inspiration and direction in the planting and layout of your own garden. Discussions of essential patterns, such as the creation of paths or the incorporation of water into the garden, are complemented by concrete advice about plant selection and lush photography by Richard Hartlage.