Keith Davitt is well known as a garden designer and writer. His articles have appeared in Period Homes, Traditional Building, Fine Gardening, American Gardener, and many other magazines. He has designed and installed dozens of gardens in the New York City area, many of which are treated in this book. He is also the author of Small Spaces: Beautiful Gardens (Rockport) and Beyond the Lawn (Rockport). He lives in Cambridge, New York.