The Elements of Garden Design: A sourcebook of decorative

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We also provide transparent pricing and always strive to keep our costs down without compromising on the quality of our garden design and landscape gardening services which are available to both residential and commercial clients. We provide a friendly and efficient design and landscaping service tailored to suit your specific requirements, including professional advice; consultation visits; site surveys; hand-drawn scaled draft and final plans; planting plans; hard landscaping; planting; management plans and maintenance.

Pages: 160

Publisher: Anness (November 17, 2005)


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