Creating Garden Ponds and Water Features” (HarperCollins 2001) was the first book authored, illustrated and photographed by directors Debbie Roberts and Ian Smith:

“…This is a book for the more creative gardener…who is looking for the ideas and inspiration to introduce something into their garden that is a bit different from the norm…” RHS The Garden

“…Treat yourself to a visual feast in the pages of this lovely book. As practical as it is stylish…” Ponds Magazine USA

Acres Wild designed gardens and photography have also been published in numerous books including The RHS Encyclopaedia of Garden Design, Great Garden Design (Frances Lincoln 2015), Garden Design – A Book of Ideas (Octopus 2015), Garden Design Close-Up (Thames & Hudson 2014), Der Naturgarten (2013), Design Your Garden (Wiley 2008), Rooftop and Terrace Gardens (Wiley 2008), The Book of Plans for Small Gardens (Mitchell Beazley 2007), Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens (Timber Press 2007), The Book of Garden Plans (Mitchell Beazley 2004), Creating Gardens with Atmosphere (Conran Octopus 2001), Modern Family Gardens, Contemporary Water Gardens, The Garden Book, John Brookes Garden Masterclass,   and most notably The Modern Garden Makers (Ward Lock 1999) and British Landscape Designers and their Creations (Stichting Kunstboek 2004) where a total of ten gardens are featured, all designed and photographed by Debbie and Ian.

Ian and Debbie, along with a variety of their designed gardens, have also been featured on television in the pioneer series Gardens By Design, the southern arts programme The Pier and most recently The Garden Makers with Joe Swift.