A common sense guide to creating gardens based on a theme, a style, a personality or a functional need. Once you have grasped a theme, progress can be easy. This book presents a variety of types, and provides the tools and the confidence needed to achieve the unique look and feel of each style: Kitchen Gardens; Cottage Gardens; Tropical Gardens; Wild Gardens; Knot Gardens Terraced Gardens; Water Gardens; Victory Gardens; Fine Gardening Design Guides: a new series from one of the most popular international gardening journals offer a distinctive combination of practicality and inspiration, showing how state of the art garden design is done on the other side of the Atlantic. Full colour paperback, with over 195 full colour photographs, design artwork, sidebars, charts, plant lists and photo features provide step-by-step details of every process. New trends and new ideas from America: packed with contributions drawing on the experience and recommendations from fifteen of America's most talented gardening experts.