93 of 93 people found the following review helpful
on 15 May 2003
I am a garden designer, and must say this book is excellent for ideas and stunning planting combinations. It doesn't show you how to plan a whole border, but instead shows photographs (with notes on suitable soil types, aspect etc) of each plant and what you might pair with it. Basic planting design principles are also explained at the beginning of the book.
I actually have some of the plants in this book in my garden, and shall be rushing out with my fork to dig them up and move them into the combinations suggested.
This book is well worth buying