This is a very small garden but totally inspiring by the variety of plantings and artistic elements that Have been incorporated. Many who struggle to maintain big acreages could see the benefits of a gardening in a smaller space. How often do you hear of people developing their large gardens into a series of small rooms. Sometimes it is difficult to visualise landscaping a very large space and find it easier to work on a smaller space at a time.
With this in mind we have some wonderful books in the Library dealing with this topic
Truly tiny gardens – smart solutions for small spaces
Australian Women’s Weekly Home Library Series ISBN 186396178-X
Even if you’ve only got space for a window box you can still have a garden. Truly Tiny Gardens offers inspiring and practical solutions for creating a garden in a small space – a courtyard, rooftop terrace, narrow passage or even a tiny corner within a larger area. With more than 200 beautifully photographed examples of imaginative design, guides to choosing the perfect plant for your particular spot, landscaping plans and lots of tips, this is a book that proves, once and for all , small is beautiful.
Backyard blueprints – design, furniture and plants for a small garden – David Stevens
Murdoch Books ISBN 1-74045-170-8
Both of these books plus many others are available for members of the Garden Club to borrow.