Designs for Gardens

Designs for Gardens - Gardening Book

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Design for Gardens

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by Joseph Hudak

217 pp, 147 color photos, 7 3/8 x 10 3/8", hardcover.

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"Gardeners can look to this distinguished landscape architect and horticulturist to both provide a wealth of ideas and impart the practical information that will help pave the way to creating a lovely new or refurbished garden space."
— Alice Joyce, Booklist, March 15, 2000

"To help readers envision and create their ideal garden, landscape architect Joseph Hudak shares his 45 years of professional expertise in Design for Gardens."
— Publishers Weekly, March 20, 2000

"Generously illustrated with photographs, many from the author's own garden, this book should be an essential purchase for garden collections."
— Library Journal, May 2000

"Design for Gardens provides the noted landscape architect's valuable insights on evaluating a site, altering its topography and choosing special features and plants to 'get it all together' to create a garden that is consistently beautiful as well as very personal."
— The Avant Gardener, March 2000

"He [Joseph Hudak] offers us here a sound putting together of garden design principles."
— Verney Naylor, Compass - Garden & Landscape Designer's Association Newsletter, Summer 2000

"Without hesitation, I recommend this book to all those who are about to tackle designing a new garden, or wanting to change an existing garden to better suit their needs."
— John E. Bryan, Gardening Newsletter, April 2000

"A worthwhile addition to the serious gardener's library, as well as the designer or student of landscape design."
— Journal for the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, Summer 2000

"[The book] contains a lifetime of practical experience."
— Carol Stocker, Boston Globe, December 14, 2000

"The perfect mix of information and inspiration for all landscape designers."
— Architects & Designers Book Service, Fall 2000

"Chosen by the National Council of State Garden Clubs for their Recommended Reading List."
— The Milton Times, September 14, 2000

"The author offers direction for creating useful, attractive outdoor spaces. "
— Suzanne Hively, The Plain Dealer, November 26, 2000

"The best I’ve ever read. This is the book I will give to new brides, new homeowners and to my own daughter."
— Mina Otis, Westwood Press, January 25, 2001

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