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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.
"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 Ive 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