The garden book

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Crown Publishers, Apr 13, 1984 - Architecture - 287 pages

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Excellent and practical handbook for garden design. Split into 9 sections. 1. What is a garden? 2. Learning to design: principles, language, drawing skills, using a grid, design alternative. 3 ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
6
Climate and weather
12
A gardens uses
18
Insideoutside living
24
Assessing size and shape
30
Color
36
Welldesigned gardens
42
Gardenby
51
Balcony garden
100
Choosing
167
Planning and planting
176
Training trees
183
Perennials
192
Finishing touches
227
Artificial lighting
236
Maintaining your
242

Woodland garden
58
Luxuriant rural garden
64
Sheltered corner
70
Flights of steps
76
Square garden
82
Ground pattern garden
88
Small urban garden
94
Cultivation
248
Perennials
255
Appendix
261
Mixes and coverages
279
Acknowledgments
288
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