The book is a mixture of inspiring gardening photography and practical information to help you create your own urban sanctuary; This book targets urban homeowners, where outdoor space is often restricted and the garden is often neglected; The gardens featured vary in style, size and budget, so readers can see what options they have with their own space.
Janine Mendel is an award-winning Western Australian garden designer whose contemporary landscape designs reflect the Australian lifestyle and our response to the demands of a harsh climate. She formed her business CultivArt 1987 and has since won many awards, including the WA Landscape Award of Excellence. Her gardens have appeared in national and international publications and on TV. Janine was one of the 20 designers selected to appear in John Patrick's Contemporary Australian Garden Design (Allen and Unwin 2008).