This book will be a practical step-by-step guide to home building, renovation and extension in Ireland, taking the reader from the design stage, through the planning process to building, decorating and finishing touches. The balance of personal stories and professional advice makes this an accessible and inspiring guide to renovation.
In this easy-to-understand guide to plants and how to design with them, garden designer and lecturer Matt James de-mystifies the world of planting design, making it accessible, enjoyable and hugely rewarding.
Merciless and wily, the greatest paintings grab you in a headlock and proceed in short order to re-arrange your sense of reality.' In inimitable style, our greatest historian and master storyteller Simon Schama makes an irresistible case for the power of art and its necessary place in our lives.
The Garden Awakening is a garden design book with a difference. Drawing inspiration from long-forgotten Irish gardening traditions, Chelsea Gold Award Winner Mary Reynolds re-imagines gardens as spaces that work in harmony with nature.