In breathtaking images and insightful essays, this book explores 18 Australian gardens that are defined by extraordinary horizons. Each of the featured landscapes - from every state and territory, from outback to city - is situated on the edge of a natural frontier: rainforest, desert, bushland, river, mountain range, volcanic crater lake, coast, harbour, saltbush plains. Celebrates the imagination and resilience of those who have met the challenges of creating, reconstructing or restoring their vision splendid, and reveals the diversity and character of the Australian continent. 288 pages, hardback. Christine Reid.