Design your garden not just to delight the eye, but also to stimulate the mind and evoke emotions, with dramatic rise and fall, breathtaking surprises and intriguing asides. Top landscape designer Shelagh Meagher takes a narrative approach to gardening in this beautifully illustrated book. Capture your garden's true spirit of place. Learn to use transitional elements such as gates, walls, pathways and bridges to create a private world within your garden. Plant for color, mood, harmony and contrast. This remarkable book presents a fresh and innovative approach to gardening and landscaping, whether you are cultivating a tiny downtown oasis or a large country estate.