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An encyclopaedia of vertical garden design. Displays selected projects for villas, offices, shopping malls, hotels - each accompanied by an explanation of the design philosophy behind the projects, the construction technique used, and the plants included Includes a booklet that contains interviews with interior designers, and FAQs about vertical garden construction and maintenance. Vertical Garden Design is a complete encyclopaedia on the subject - and includes an interview with Patrick Blanc,
Learn to plan build and plant your perfect garden with the experts at the RHS. From how to draw a layout to explaining the best places to use lighting effects discover how to create the garden you've always wanted with the RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design". Guiding you through the whole creative and gardening process learn how to visualise your ideas choose a style develop plans plot build landscape select the right plants and apply the finishing touches to make your garden the ideal
Designs for gardens and landscapes need to contain accurate information to ensure that both the designers intent is clear and to enable the highest quality...
Descriptions and explanations of landscape and garden design techniques with examples drawn from 500 years of heritage
From the sculpted topiary at Hidcote Manor to spectacular summer container planting at Powis Castle and stylish contemporary border planting at Packwood House, the gardens of the National Trust are a fantastic source of inspiration for gardeners of all standards. In this book, keen gardener and design historian Jacq Barber shows how different elements in the National Trust's gardens can be applied to your garden - whether it is large space, courtyard or just a balcony. National Trust Head
For many people gardening is predominantly about plants and choosing the right combination and balance to make beautiful borders. This book will help you achieve this - and more, because it will also help you create an ecologically sound, bee-friendly garden, showing that you can have an aesthetically pleasing garden full of beautiful flowers which at the same time will attract and nurture bees. It will enable you to select bee-friendly plants, and to plan borders which are beneficial to
Do you dream of transforming your back garden into a romantic retreat? Would you like to make a modern-day Utopia on your balcony? Is your ideal outdoor space a minimalist design with easy-to-care-for plants or a family garden with room to grow culinary herbs? Whatever your desire, the Garden Design Bible has a plan that you can adapt to your own space. Choose from 40 off-the-peg designs, or mix and match elements from several to create your ideal garden. Each of the designs is fully
A 160 page guided journal and sketchbook for creating and designing a dream garden.
Helps you learn how to grow vegetables from seed, maintain mature plants, keep the pests at bay and produce a sustainable crop in your vegetable garden. This work...
The only book youll ever need for the garden youve always wanted.
Plant the garden of your dreams and transform your outdoor space with award-winning Royal Horticultural Society garden design experts. Whether you're looking to revive a tired flowerbed or simply looking for new garden ideas, the RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design will show you how to make your ideal garden a reality. Grasp the fundamentals of garden design, find a style that suits you, and bring your ideas to life.This design bible is packed with advice to guide you from planning to planting.
Filled with gorgeous photographs, this book explains the theory, history, and intricacies of Japanese gardening. The creation of a Japanese garden combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure. In Japanese Garden Design, landscape architect Marc Peter Keane presents the history and development of the classical metaphors that underlie all Japanese gardens. Keane describes the influences of Confucian, Shinto and Buddhist principles that have linked
A masterful work of biography and art history, telling the story of the eminent Victorian designers William Andrews Nesfield and William Eden Nesfield, the development...