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Introduction Chapter 1 INFLUENCES Diarmuid Gavin and Terence Conran in conversation: Chapter 2 CONTEXT Plant provenance Locality Climate considerations Chapter 3 PURPOSE Biodiversity/wildlife Benefits of wildlife Edible gardens Family gardens Nocturnal gardens Chapter 4 STRUCTURE The bones of the garden The framework Bed and borders shapes, paths/arches; Pergolas and alleys; climbing plants on walls and fences; screens and hedges; ground-cover plants; lawns Textures Flower power: Containers on walls Chapter 5 COLOUR Hot colours Cool colours Using tonal colours Eye-catching colour combinations Colour-themed gardens Chapter 6 SEASON Spring colour Summer colour Autumn and winter colour Gardens for year-round interest Chapter 7 STYLES Historical context Formal gardens: Traditional and modern styles for large and small gardens Minimalism Zen gardens Informal and 'wild' gardens Sitting areas: natural arches and pergolas Naturalistic features: Wildflower areas, ponds, paths, steps Prairie style planting Exotic gardens Chapter 8 CONDITIONS Urban gardens: Water and bog gardens: styles, sizes Dry/coastal gardens: Gravel/sandy gardens Shade gardensfrom time to time Woodland gardens Chapter 9 PRACTICAL Basic equipment What to look for; when to buy; where to buy Soil types Planting Pruning and propagation Container gardening Maintenance Plant directory Index Acknowledgements

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The ultimate guide to designing and planning a planting scheme for your garden. A true 21st Century classic that reflects the unique talents and experience of these two authors. The companion book to Outdoors, which has sold over 12,000 copies to date. The Times recently named Diarmuid Gavin as the 'man responsible for bringing garden design into the 21st Century.' Includes more than 400 photographs.

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Terence Conran is widely recognised as one of the world s great designers. He discovered a passion for gardening as a child and since then he has designed medal-winning gardens for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show,which explored his passion for stylish al fresco dining, and has written several gardening books including The Essential Garden Book with co-author Dan Pearson.Diarmuid Gavin has spent his 20-year career successfully challenging the traditional conventions of garden design and gardening. His innovative designs have won him several medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. As well as co-presenting television shows such as Home Front in the Garden and Gardens Through Time, Diarmuid contributes regularly to national newspapers and has written many books on garden design. He runs his own garden design and build business based in Dublin and London with clients both in the UK and abroad.

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