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Best Garden Design Books Worth Your Attention

Our list of some of the best Garden Design books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

Southeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition (Creative Homeowner) 54 Landscape Designs with Over 200 Plants & Flowers Best Suited to AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, & TN, and Over 450 Photos & Drawings (2010)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionSoutheast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition is a larger-format edition of Creative Homeowner’s award-winning book on landscaping southeast-style.Inside, you’ll find inspiring ideas for making your home landscape more attractive and functional. The 54 featured designs are created by landscape professionals from the region and use more than 200 dependable plants that thrive in the southeast.
Author(s): Roger Holmes, Rita Buchanan

Perennial Combinations: Stunning Combinations That Make Your Garden Look Fantastic Right from the Start (Rodale Garden Book) (2008)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionPerennial Combinations by C. Colston Burrell features plant medleys that bring color, texture, and excitement to the garden in every season. The book features 130 of the best perennial combinations with photographs of each grouping, along with a numbered photo key and plant list.
Author(s): C. Colston Burrell

Plan Graphics for the Landscape Designer with Section-Elevation and Computer Graphics (2002)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionThis book describes how to create a residential landscape plan drawing for presentation. Clearly written and highly illustrative, it takes advantage of tips and techniques that many designers have learned over the years. It serves as a resource for ideas, illustrates the use of symbols and textures, and also includes a section on the use of computer software in landscape drawing.
Author(s): Tony Bertauski

Readings In The Philosophy Of Religion: An Analytic Approach (Second Edition) (1991)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionThis anthology brings together 59 classic and contemporary readings on the philosophy of religion which stress, in particular, the analytical viewpoint.
Author(s): Baruch A. Brody

Japanese Garden Design (2017)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionThe creation of a Japanese garden combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure. In Japanese Garden Design landscape architect Marc Peter Keane presents the history and development of the classical metaphors that underlie all Japanese gardens in this.
Author(s): Marc Peter Keane, Haruzo Ohashi

Northeast Home Landscaping, 3rd Edition: Including Southeast Canada (Creative Homeowner) 54 Landscape Designs, 200+ Plants & Flowers Best Suited to CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT, NB, NS, ON, PE, & QC (2006)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionNortheast Home Landscaping shows you how to beautify 27 common landscape situations, such as front and back entries, walkways, borders, slopes, and patios.The 54 featured design variations are created by landscape professionals from the region and incorporate more than 200 region-specific plants that thrive in the Northeast U.S.Included are detailed instructions to install the paths, fences, walls, arbors, and trellises that make up the designs, concise Author(s): Roger Holmes, Rita Buchanan, et al.

The Beautiful Edible Garden: Design A Stylish Outdoor Space Using Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs (2013)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionWe’ve all seen the vegetable garden overflowing with corn, tomatoes, and zucchini that looks good for a short time, but then quickly turns straggly and unattractive (usually right before friends show up for a backyard barbecue). If you want to grow food but you don’t want your yard to look like a farm, what can you do?
Author(s): Leslie Bennett, Stefani Bittner

LabVIEW 2009 Student Edition (2009)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your Attention<>The goal of this book is to help students learn to use LabVIEW on their own.   Very art-intensive with over 400 figures in all. There are numerous screen captures in each section taken from a typical LabVIEW session.
Author(s): Robert H. Bishop, National Instruments, National H

History of Modern Art (2003)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionLong considered the survey of modern art, this edition retains its encyclopedic nature and chronological approach, but comes thoroughly reworked by Michael Bird—an experienced art history editor and writer—with refreshing new analyses, a considerably expanded picture program, and a more absorbing and unified narrative.
Author(s): H. H. H Arnason, Peter Kalb

Plant Combinations for an Abundant Garden: Design and Grow a Fabulous Flower and Vegetable Garden (Creative Homeowner) Practical Advice, Step-by-Step Instructions, and a Comprehensive Plant Directory (2019)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionWhat could be better after a challenging day at work or a long drive home than to relax in the garden? Reflecting among aromatic flowers and enjoying your own homegrown vegetables is what dreams are made of. For some, it can seem like just that—a dream.
Author(s): David Squire, Alan Bridgewater, et al.

The West in the World, Volume I: To 1715 (2007)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionThe West in the World relates the story of how the west has transformed – and been transformed by – the rest of the world. The authors examine the West’s contributions to the world and how the west has changed and embraced new ideas through contact with the people outside its center.
Author(s): Dennis Sherman, Joyce Salisbury

Deer-Resistant Design: Fence-free Gardens that Thrive Despite the Deer (2019)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionDeer are one of the most common problems a gardener can face. These cute but pesky animals can quickly devour hundreds of dollars’ worth of plants. And common solutions include the use of unattractive fencing and chemicals.
Author(s): Karen Chapman

Electrical Systems Design (2002)

 Best Garden Design Books Worth Your AttentionThis book covers the fundamentals of electrical system design commonly found in residential, commercial, and industrial occupancies. The emphasis is on practical, real-world applications, and stresses designing electrical systems in accordance with the National Electrical Code® (NEC®).
Author(s): Bosela Ph.D. PE, Theodore R.

Best Garden Design Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some garden design books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Deer-Resistant Design: Fence-free Gardens that Thrive Despite the Deer

Author(s): Karen Chapman
ID: 2392658, Publisher: Timber Press, Year: 23 July 2019, Size: 72 Mb, Format: epub

The Picture Book of a Day in Your Garden

Author(s): Valerie Thompson
ID: 2940523, Publisher: Valerie Thompson Design, Year: 2021, Size: 21 Mb, Format: pdf

Modern Container Gardening: A Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and Edible Flowers & Design and Grow Beautiful, Bountiful Herb-Filled Pots

Author(s): Rhema, Grail
ID: 2983030, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 389 Kb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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