Books and Publications
Distinguished and expert garden designers Robin Williams and Robin Templar Williams have written, co-written, edited and/or illustrated almost a dozen books on different aspects of garden design and gardening, all of which are suitable for professional garden and landscape designers right through to amateur gardeners wanting to create beautiful designs for their own garden.
A brief description of those that are currently readily available appears below together with the relevant ISBN
To Order Online:
All of these garden designer titles shown below can be ordered from www.amazon.co.uk or www.waterstones.com
We recommend searching first by author on ‘Robin Williams’
rather than the title – all of the books will appear in the search results.
To Order from a Bookseller please quote the ISBN number
The Garden Designer
The revised and updated edition of The Garden Designer was published in the UK in 2007 by Frances Lincoln. Also published as a Readers' Digest publication in the USA and available in French, German, Dutch, Polish, Chinese and Japanese.
The RHS Garden Design Workbook and Album
The RHS Garden Design Workbook and Album will show you how the professional garden and landscape designers do it, enabling you to create a dream garden that fulfils your wishes AND suits your lifestyle. Published in 2008 by Frances Lincoln.
Approximate online price (August 2009): £13.99
The Garden Planner
A definitive text for amateur and professional garden designers alike. Originally published 1990 by Frances Lincoln – reprinted many times since and very successful. Now in paperback and published in French, German, Dutch, Chinese and Japanese.
Approximate online price (August 2009): £6.04
Royal Horticultural Society’s own garden design book, published in March 1996 in the RHS Encyclopedia of Practical Gardening series.
Approximate online price (August 2009): £7.19
The Complete Book of Patio and Container Gardening
Garden Designers can make stunning gardens in the smallest spaces. Published January 1992 by Ward Lock for
Robin Templar Williams and edited by Robin Williams, this book shows you how to achieve apply to the principles of
good garden design to containers.
Approximate online price (August 2009): £7.99