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Garden Up is a breath of fresh air! In an easy to read, personal tone, authors Susan Morrison and Rebecca Sweet have offered dozens of fantastic ideas for creating vertical elements in a wide variety of garden settings.  For anyone who has ever dreamt about designing a vertical garden, Garden Up is a ‘must read’ book.”
Fran Sorin, author of Digging Deep: Unearthing Your Creative Roots Through GardeningCBS Radio News

Filled with dazzling garden photographs that make you want to dash straight out to the nursery — Huffington Post

“…filled with creative ideas for adding dimension to a garden, disguising an eyesore
or taking a neglected part of the landscape and using the space in a new and exciting way. — Denver Post

“Fantastic book that would be great for any gardener from novice to pro.”
— About.com Container Gardening

“Sears had ‘The Wish Book .’ Many companies have an ‘idea book.’ Garden Up! is both. Though written to help those who may have limited space in which to garden by focusing on vertical gardening, authors Rebecca Sweet and Susan Morrison put their creative brains together and the result is a book that is for every gardener. ”
— Horticulture Magazine

“A small to non-existent yard does not mean you are left to languish on a spartan concrete pad. Authors of Garden Up…remind readers that there are more gardening options than just the surface beneath your feet.” —McClatchy-Tribune

“This book not only taps the popular vertical-gardening trend, it reminds us why popular structures like trellises and arbors are a critical element in a well-designed garden.” — San Francisco Chronicle

“Susan and Rebecca show some easy but impressive garden projects that even a novice could tackle in a few hours for a professional, gorgeous look. Their bold use of color and fearless plant pairing made for some exciting combinations that I am already inspired to try .” — North Coast Gardening

“Talented landscape design duo Susan Morrison and Rebecca Sweet’s new bookGarden Up! Is out and you’ve seriously gotta get your hands on one.” — Urban Gardens

“…and always important in a gardening book, the photos show all sorts of gardens that you wish were yours, like a fire escape that looks more like an English country garden, and a small patio with shutters that double as a succulent planters.” — Life on the Balcony

“…an essential reference for any garden designer.” — gardendesignonline