City Garden (Simply Gardening)
Do you yearn for a tranquil retreat in busy surroundings, a healing sanctuary, or a convenient stage for entertaining, dining and family gatherings? A garden in town can provide any or all of these. City Garden explores the challenges and the advantages of gardening in built-up surroundings and shows you how to make the most of your urban space. Andi Clevely provides clear guidance on such essentials as: organizing ground space; being inventive with levels; steps, slopes, shelves, balconies and hanging gardens; enhancing the view; making use of borrowed features; real and false perspectives; storage and utilities; plants and planting; making the most of the increased warmth and shelter offered by a garden in town.