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This artfully executed book is the first gardening guide to fully explain how and why colors work together in the garden. Enchanting author Sandra Austin takes gardeners beyond the common color wheel approach. Readers develop a comprehensive understanding of what color is, how it is perceived, how it affects perception and how it can be used to create beautiful gardens.

Suggests new ways to think about color, including a basic vocabulary that encourages the creative use of color in garden designs.

-- Includes new, fresh ways to use eye-catching color based on texture, light effects and creative imagination.

-- Explains basic color concepts as well as sophisticated color theory that will appeal to advanced gardeners.

-- Introduces modern color classification systems and explains how color families and combinations work together.

-- Contains brilliant full-color photos and extensive drawings and illustrations throughout.

Synopsis:

Professional landscape designer and teacher Sandra Austin takes gardeners beyond the common color wheel approach. Readers find new, fresh ways to use eye-catching color based on texture, light effects and creative imagination. 200 beautiful full-color photos and extensive drawings and illustrations.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 162) and index.

About the Author

Austin is a professional landscape designer and teacher.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561581870
Author:
Austin, Sandra
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Author:
, Sandra
Location:
Newtown, Conn. :
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
Color in gardening
Subject:
Gardens -- Design.
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
no. 97-1
Publication Date:
19980401
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
165
Dimensions:
11.21x8.85x.71 in. 1.87 lbs.

Related Subjects


Home and Garden » Gardening » Color and Fragrance
Home and Garden » Gardening » Fruits and Nuts
Home and Garden » Gardening » Garden Structure
Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Landscape and Design
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

Color in Garden Design
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Product details 165 pages Taunton Press - English 9781561581870 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Professional landscape designer and teacher Sandra Austin takes gardeners beyond the common color wheel approach. Readers find new, fresh ways to use eye-catching color based on texture, light effects and creative imagination. 200 beautiful full-color photos and extensive drawings and illustrations.
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