Planning, Building and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor Space
Chris Young is a landscape designer and gardens consultant to Burghley House, with a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Gloucestershire. In 2022, Chris worked on the Gold Medal-winning Place2Be Securing Tomorrow Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show, designed by Jamie Butterworth; he supported the development of the garden, worked on the brief with Jamie, and contributed to the design. Chris was formerly Editor of the Garden Design Journal, the magazine of the Society of Garden Designers, and Head of Editorial at the Royal Horticultural Society.
1: Foreword 2: How to design 1: First questions 2: First principles 3: Choosing materials 4: Designing with plants 5: Assessing your garden 6: Creating a plan 3: Choosing a style 1: Garden styles explained 2: Formal gardens 3: Cottage gardens 4: Mediterranean gardens 5: Modernist gardens 6: Japanese gardens 7: Foliage gardens 8: Productive gardens 9: Family gardens 10: Natural gardens 11: Urban gardens 12: Country gardens 13: Cutting-edge gardens 4: Making a garden 1: Building garden structures 2: Planting techniques 5: Plant and materials guide 1: Plant guide 2: Materials guide 6: Understanding hardiness ratings 7: Suppliers and useful contacts Designers details 8: Materials guide 9: Acknowledgements 10: Index 11: About the contributors