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The perfect companion to Merrell's The Walled Garden (see p. 43), this new book is a celebration of water gardens worldwide. Wall-known author Leslie Geddes-Brown traces the history of the decorative use of water in the garden, from the tinkling fountains of ancient Persian enclosures to the most avant-garde creations by twenty-first-century designers. Thematic chapters present water gardens of all types, from Islamic and Oriental to romantic and formal, and from landscape gardens to town gardens. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction followed by three or four beautifully illustrted features on specific gardens around the globe. The book concludes with an international plant directory, a guide to water gardens open to the public and full contact details of all the contemporary designers featured, making this an essential, inspirational reference.

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ISBN:
9781858944104
Author:
Geddes-brown, Leslie
Publisher:
Merrell
Author:
Geddes-Brown, Leslie
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ponds
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas - Pools, Water Gardens, Ponds
Subject:
Water gardens
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas - General
Subject:
Gardening-Water Gardens
Subject:
Gardening : General
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
11.59x9.64x.89 in. 3.32 lbs.

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Product details 192 pages Merrell - English 9781858944104 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The perfect companion to Merrell's The Walled Garden (see p. 43), this new book is a celebration of water gardens worldwide. Wall-known author Leslie Geddes-Brown traces the history of the decorative use of water in the garden, from the tinkling fountains of ancient Persian enclosures to the most avant-garde creations by twenty-first-century designers. Thematic chapters present water gardens of all types, from Islamic and Oriental to romantic and formal, and from landscape gardens to town gardens. Each chapter begins with a brief introduction followed by three or four beautifully illustrted features on specific gardens around the globe. The book concludes with an international plant directory, a guide to water gardens open to the public and full contact details of all the contemporary designers featured, making this an essential, inspirational reference.
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