The Outdoor Room

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Allen & Unwin, 2003 - Gardening - 202 pages
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Covering all aspects of designing outdoor spaces, including walls, floors, lighting, water features, and much more, this manual is full of simple but effective ideas to spark horticultural creativity. Elegant and practical, this work provides a treasure of hints for making the most of small gardening spaces and making larger spaces worlds unto themselves.
  

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Durie, host of Australian TV's Backyard Blues, expands upon the landscape design ideas that he first discussed in his previous book, Patio, whose title was taken from his award-winning design firm ... Read full review

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Good book on suburban landscape design in Australia. Read full review

Contents

CONTENTS
1
ase on which to Build
39
Hold the Body Please the Eye
69
Feeding and Feasting
101
THE BATHROOM
117
THE WATER FEATURE
141
LET THERE BE LIGHT
169
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Page 184 - Fibre optics has been around for quite some time but only in recent years have its capabilities finally begun to be exploited in the garden.

About the author (2003)

\Jamie Durie hosts the television series Backyard Blitz and runs a landscape design business.

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