Small Garden Design Ideas on a Budget – tips from top garden designers!


If you’re landscaping your backyard or garden on a budget, here are the best garden design tips and ideas from leading garden designers. Find out how to save money and still get the garden you’ll love!

The garden designers are:
Arit Anderson:
Charlotte Rowe
Adam Frost
Mark Lane
Jane Beedle
Francine Raymond
Monty Don

Best books on garden design
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Monty Don’s Down to Earth ( is about how to create a garden rather than strictly about how to design one. A very readable way of becoming a better gardener.

The RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design is a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about garden design:

And top garden designer Ginny Blom’s The Thoughtful Gardener ( is a good read and an insight into how garden design professionals think when approaching a new garden.

Adam Frost moved into a new house and garden while he was writing How to Create Your Garden ( The perfect garden design book for anyone looking at their garden and wondering how to turn it into something that reflects their style.

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