'Contemporary Designers' Own Gardens' offers a rare opportunity to view twenty gardens not generally open to the public.'The outstanding gardens featured in 'Contemporary Designers' Own Gardens' are all designed by innovative, influential, award-winning designers. Fascinating text and sumptuous photography profile each garden, analysing the relationship between the garden and its setting, planting schemes, the aims of the designers, and their achievements. In addition, the book examines the ways in which the designers' personalities affect their creations, and how their own gardens differ from those of their clients. 'Contemporary Designers' Own Gardens' is an inspirational, informative and beautiful work, which will appeal to anyone who is interested in landscape architecture or garden design, be they a beginner or a professional. The gardens featured belong to and have been designed by: Patrick Blanc, Fernando Caruncho, Kate Cullity, Jim Fogarty, Ludwig Gerns, Adriaan Geuze, Isabelle Greene, Bunny Guinness, Ron Lutsko, Shunmyo Masuno, Dan Pearson, Antonio Perazzi, Tony Smith, Ted Smyth, Tom Stuart-Smith, Andy Sturgeon, Jacques Wirtz, Ute Wittich, Made Wijaya and Stephen Woodhams. The book presents the gardens of designers from the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, The United States, Japan, and Indonesia.