Taking the reader step by step through all the aspects of making a garden from design through planting and maintenance, this book is a one-stop reference for the new generation of environmentally aware gardeners who want to minimize damage to natural resources and do their bit to reduce their own domestic carbon output while they garden.
Alice Bowe graduated from Oxford University in fine art and went on to complete postgraduate studies in landscape architecture at the prestigious Oxford College of Garden Design. She started designing gardens in 2001 and now has a well-established consultancy that specializes in sustainable landscape design, a blog, and an online garden shop. She also has a regular column in The Times and writes for the Garden Design Journal, Shoot and 100% Country Home. Alice has worked as a design and planting consultant for a number of television projects including the Channel 4 series 'Streets', and 'Grand Designs'. In May 2010 she was on the BBC presenting team for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and she regularly appears on BBC TV's show 'Gardener's World'.