The Creative Gardener


Clever garden ideas and imaginative solutions from BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Adam Frost. Adam shows how small plantings, design flourishes, hands-on creative projects and simple hard landscaping projects can help to transform your garden. Taking an artisan’s approach to his own garden, Adam emphasises how you too can find inspiration and turn it into a garden feature, how to personalise your ideas – using what you already have – and upcycling, there’s something to suit everyone’s taste, space, and budget. Each project starts with Adam’s inspiration, and then walks the reader through how he created the end product with clear step-by-step photography and instructions. Adam shows that inspiration doesn’t have to come from other gardens.

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Be inspired by creative ideas and practical advice on how to create your dream outdoor space!

With the help of BBC Gardener’s World presenter, Adam Frost, you can learn the small plantings, design flourishes, hands-on creative projects, and simple landscaping tricks to transform your garden. This book will show you how to use what you already have, with something to suit everyone’s taste, space, and budget!

Taking an artisan’s approach and finding ideas from his own garden, each project starts with Adam’s inspiration, walking the reader through the creative process with clear step-by-step photography and instructions. Unlike other gardening books, it’s all about finding ideas in the most unlikely places and turning them into something truly personal.

Dig in and discover:

-More than 25 design-led projects, with clear instructions and photography
-Innovative landscaping and planting tasks that gardeners can tackle in a weekend
-Fresh ideas and inspiration about how to create atmosphere in outdoor spaces

Simple solutions that make an impact

From renovating old garden furniture, to making your own garden water features, this book will open your eyes to the possibilities of upcycling and encourage you to use what you have.

Rewild your garden with bird boxes, toad houses, and sculptural habitats for insects, to create a thriving natural environment. Rather use the space for yourself? Construct rope hammocks and fire pits to create the perfect atmosphere for outdoor cooking.

Well known in the UK for his straightforward, clear presenting, and his award-winning design ideas, Adam offers realistic, achievable, and impactful suggestions to help you create the outdoor space you’ve always wanted.

Whatever your taste, with a little work and a dash of imagination, you can produce something truly personal while developing your skills and enjoying the creative process!

More green-fingered expertise!

If you love Adam’s artisanal approach and uncomplicated style, why not try his first book, How To Create Your Own Garden, for a practical, no-nonsense landscape design book.

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Weight 923 g
Dimensions 24 × 20.1 × 2.4 cm










635 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K


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