Gardens by Design

Gardens by Design

Book - 2005
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Garden planners, home gardeners, and landscape designers will be turning to this
exceptional book for expert advice from the world's leading garden makers including Beth Chatto, Piet Oudolf, James Van Sweden, and Julie Mois Messervy. In this beautifully illustrated collection, Noël Kingsbury gathers their ideas on the entire design process — from choosing a garden style through planning its layout to maintaining its look over time. Encouraging a fluid approach to creativity, Gardens by Design will assist designers at all levels to understand the mechanics of plant combinations, to seek out cutting-edge and exquisite plants, and to nurture their garden's development, growth, and maintenance over time.

Garden planners, home gardeners, and landscape designers will be turning to this exceptional book for expert advice from the world’s leading garden makers including Beth Chatto, Piet Oudolf, James Van Sweden, and Julie Mois Messervy. In this beautifully illustrated collection, Noël Kingsbury gathers their ideas on the entire design process—from choosing a garden style through planning its layout to maintaining its look over time. Encouraging a fluid approach to creativity, Gardens by Design will assist designers at all levels to understand the mechanics of plant combinations, to seek out cutting-edge and exquisite plants, and to nurture their garden’s development, growth, and maintenance over time.

Blackwell North Amer
Gathering together the design principles and tricks of the trade of the world's greatest garden makers, Gardens by Design provides expert help in all aspects of the design process. By examining, in a series of interviews, the way each designer works, it fuels readers with inspiration and ideas. This book will help the reader to decide on a garden layout and style, relate the garden to the landscape, choose materials for surfaces and boundaries, incorporate living spaces and decorative features, and design planting schemes.

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780881927412
0881927414
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Browne, Nicola

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