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andlt;bandgt;Find inspiration and fresh ideas with this beautifully photographed garden design book.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; In andlt;iandgt;Shocking Beautyandlt;/iandgt;, visionary garden impresario Thomas Hobbs offers his original and trendsetting treatises on garden design. In inspiring essays such as "Portable drams", "Staging Incidents" and "Zonal Denial, Hobbs uses examples from exceptional gardens throughout North America and Europe to demonstrate how a garden freed from the bonds of conventional design can result in spaces of singular and startling allure. Hobbs suggests that nature is the best teacher for blending color, texture and plant species to create "shocking beauty" in a garden.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Shocking Beautyandlt;/iandgt; offers an in-depth gardening book with a twist-it enables you to discover what it takes to stop people in their tracks and realize how stunning nature can be. Illustrated with over 200 striking full-color photographs, this thought-provoking book will inspire people who've never gardened before and invigorate the passions of those who already know the joy of gardening.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Garden design topics include:andlt;/bandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Inspirationandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Zonal Denialandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Good Neighborsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; High Tensionandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Color: Cause and Effectandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Staging Incidentsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Portable Dramaandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Homeandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Visionsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

Synopsis:

"Gardening without fear means taking risks that saner heads would never contemplate." - Thomas Hobbs

Synopsis:

Creating a garden is an endless and enormous task, appearing so formidable that many people, out of fear, choose not to bother. But as author Thomas Hobbs illustrates in this astounding book, once you take the plunge into garden creation it becomes such a thrill of accomplishment, providing so much personal pleasure, that you never want to turn back.

Shocking Beauty is an in-depth gardening book with a twist-it enables you to discover what it takes to stop people in their tracks and realize how stunning nature can be. In order to do this, Hobbs shows how freeing up the mind from the bonds of conventional garden design concepts can result in gardens of singular allure. Luxuriantly illustrated with over 200 striking full-color photographs, this thought-provoking book will inspire people who've never gardened before and invigorate the passions of those who already know the joy of gardening.

Synopsis:

A striking collection of cutting-edge and innovative garden design, using examples from exceptional gardens throughout North America and Europe.

About the Author

andlt;iandgt;andlt;bandgt;Thomas Hobbs,andlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt; internationally known impresario of garden and floral design, is proprietor of Southlands Nursery in Vancouver, Canada. His private garden has been featured in many prominent gardening magazines. A frequent media commentator on gardening matters, Hobbs has spoken before gardening groups and professional associations throughout North America.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789625935423
Author:
Hobbs, Thomas
Publisher:
Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Landscape gardening
Subject:
Plants, ornamental
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening-Landscape and Design
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Gardening; Beginning gardening; unconventional gardening; garden photography; joy of gardening
Subject:
landscape design; gardening; garden photography; garden photography books; garden photographs; landscape architecture; garden design; gardening books; landscaping books; landscape design books; garden design and landscaping; american gardens; american gar
Subject:
landscape design; gardening; garden photography; garden photography books; garden photographs; landscape architecture; garden design; gardening books; landscaping books; landscape design books; garden design and landscaping; american gardens; american gar
Subject:
landscape design; gardening; garden photography; garden photography books; garden photographs; landscape architecture; garden design; gardening books; landscaping books; landscape design books; garden design and landscaping; american gardens; american gar
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
R4
Publication Date:
19990915
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 200 color photos
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10 x 10 in 39 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
"Gardening without fear means taking risks that saner heads would never contemplate." - Thomas Hobbs
"Synopsis" by ,
Creating a garden is an endless and enormous task, appearing so formidable that many people, out of fear, choose not to bother. But as author Thomas Hobbs illustrates in this astounding book, once you take the plunge into garden creation it becomes such a thrill of accomplishment, providing so much personal pleasure, that you never want to turn back.

Shocking Beauty is an in-depth gardening book with a twist-it enables you to discover what it takes to stop people in their tracks and realize how stunning nature can be. In order to do this, Hobbs shows how freeing up the mind from the bonds of conventional garden design concepts can result in gardens of singular allure. Luxuriantly illustrated with over 200 striking full-color photographs, this thought-provoking book will inspire people who've never gardened before and invigorate the passions of those who already know the joy of gardening.

"Synopsis" by , A striking collection of cutting-edge and innovative garden design, using examples from exceptional gardens throughout North America and Europe.
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