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Designing with Plants: Creative Ideas from America's Best Gardeners (Fine Gardening Design Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

Gardening enthusiasts will be inspired by this series of garden design books from more than 50 of America's best gardeners, landscape architects, horticulturists, and nursery owners. They'll discover a wealth of information on everything from planting perennial borders and garden rooms to landscape layout and gardening in harmony with nature.

Designing with Plants features proven techniques for using color, shape, and texture in the garden; planting design techniques; ideas for using mass plantings, ground covers, and scented shrubs; and tips for extending the season.

Book News Annotation:

Presents 22 articles drawn from Fine Gardening magazine, all written by noted garden designers and horticulturists from around the US. Articles focus on design techniques, working with color, specific ideas like perennials for wet places and espaliers, and year-round interest. A few mislabeled plant photographs detract somewhat from the inspiring images.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Featuring detailed site plans, photo call-outs, plant lists, sidebars, and charts, this guide includes advice from landscape architects and garden designers well known in the field. Topics include the year-round garden, eye-catching plant combinations, special effects, and creating pleasing color schemes. 156 color photos. 16 color illustrations.

About the Author

Fine Gardening magazine, the most trusted name in gardening, provides design ideas, helpful techniques, and time-tested know-how so you get great results in your garden.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561584727
Subtitle:
Creative Ideas from America's Best Gardeners
Editor:
White, Lee Anne
Editor:
White, Lee Anne
Editor:
Fine Gardening
Author:
Editors and Contributors of Fine Gardening
Author:
White, Lee Anne
Author:
Fine Gardening
Editor:
Fine Gardening
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Location:
Newtown, CT
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Landscape gardening
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Plants, ornamental
Subject:
General Gardening
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Fine Gardening Design Guides
Series Volume:
no. AU-ARI-92-8
Publication Date:
20010115
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.90x8.53x.47 in. 1.30 lbs.

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Designing with Plants: Creative Ideas from America's Best Gardeners (Fine Gardening Design Guides)
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Product details 176 pages Taunton Press - English 9781561584727 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Featuring detailed site plans, photo call-outs, plant lists, sidebars, and charts, this guide includes advice from landscape architects and garden designers well known in the field. Topics include the year-round garden, eye-catching plant combinations, special effects, and creating pleasing color schemes. 156 color photos. 16 color illustrations.
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