"...leagues above the common garden design primer....Besides the detailed sketches, there are superb photographs with the best depth of focus...seen in any gardening book. Recommended for all gardening collections."--LJ. "A large number of complete plans for gardens, including Japanese, cottage-style, wheelchair-accessible, and family-oriented....Within each type shows variations for plots of differing characteristics (triangular, wide and shallow, etc.). Part two focuses on garden highlights, such as pools, pergolas, gazebos, and brick pavings, with concise planting plans indicated for every design."--Booklist. 256 pages, 190 color illus., 400 b/w illus., 7 3/4 x 10 1/2.