This work features DIY projects, garden design fundamentals and planting advice for gardens. Whether you want to create a courtyard with a water feature or a safe outdoor play area for children, or if you want to build a deck, retaining wall, picket fence, pergola or patio, this is the book for you. "The New Complete Garden Makeover Book" contains the practical advice to show you how it's done. It presents the essential information for creating a beautiful outdoor living area, including the fundamentals of landscaping such as planning and preparing your site, and the principles of garden design, as well as choosing, planting and caring for plants, trees and shrubs. A broad range of styles are represented, from courtyards to romantic gardens, child-friendly backyards with play areas and sandpits, to outdoor living areas with decks, barbecues and swimming pools. Planting schemes for colour-themed gardens are also included.