Gardens provide us with a way to enjoy our environment and to extend our homes outwards. This book displays the fundamentals for a larger variety of designs and tips for creating outdoor spaces. These will help you to create your own natural space at home in a simple and easy way. FUNCTIONS OF THE GARDEN: Contemplation, leisure, vegetables; rock gardens; Japanese; cold climates. TIPS FOR GARDEN DESIGN: Organising space; foutnains & pools; designing with plants and flowers. AN ECOLOGICAL GARDEN: Patios with vegetation; irrigation; climate control; natural shade; green roofs and walls. AN URBAN GARDEN: Terraces; courtyards; balconies; indoor gardens. HOME EXTENSIONS: Bathing; cooking; outdoor rooms. GARDEN DECORATING: Outdoor furniture; lighting; accessories.