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Bromeliads for the Contemporary Garden Other / Books

Bromeliads for the Contemporary Garden

Bromeliads include several thousand species and a bewildering number of hybrids and cultivars. Remarkable for the diversity of their striking foliage and distinctive forms, many also produce brilliant inflorescences in glowing colors. They are highly desirable, low-maintenance indoor plants, and in subtropical …

Dream Gardens Other / Books

Dream Gardens: 100 Inspirational Gardens

100 Inspirational Gardens | The perfect companion to Merrells bestselling Dream Homes, Dream Gardens is a beautifully designed sourcebook of 100 modern and contemporary gardens of all styles in all parts of the world. It presents an exciting array of stunning locations and garden-design ideas, from small, …

Pocket Gardens Other / Books

Pocket Gardens: Contemporary Japanese Miniature Designs

Contemporary Japanese Miniature Designs | Called tsubo-niwa after a unit of measurement that is two person-sized tatami mats placed side by side, the pocket garden has been a part of the Japanese architectural canon for thousands of years. Undergoing a modernization in the last few decades in which a …

Garden and Landscape Architects of France Other / Books

Garden and Landscape Architects of France

This series has documented the contemporary landscape architecture of Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and England. Now at last comes France, that historic force in formality (Versailles), fauvism (Fontainbleau) and egalitarianism (public parks), and a recent force in contemporary landscape architecture. …

RHS New Gardening Other / Books

RHS New Gardening: How to Garden in a Changing Climate

How to Garden in a Changing Climate | Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society is the authoritative source for gardening expertise, and their new guide to contemporary gardening gives gardeners, from first-timers to professionals, a definitive resource for horticultural advice. …

The New Tech Garden Other / Books

The New Tech Garden

Forget tired rows of carnations interspersed with a few clumped impatiens: these stunning New Tech layouts redefine what a garden can be! Award-winning designer Paul Cooper presents the best contemporary garden designs from all around the world. From the innovative to the controversial, this unique collection …

Lilies Other / Books

Lilies: A Guide for Growers and Collectors

A Guide for Growers and Collectors | Admired for elegant blossoms and graceful foliage, the lily commands a featured place in any garden. This book discusses the biology of the lily plant, its propagation, and its cultivation. …

Designing the New Kitchen Garden Other / Books

Designing the New Kitchen Garden: An American Potager Handbook

Most gardeners know how rewarding it is to harvest ripe, sun-warmed tomatoes or pungent herbs straight from the garden. But those pleasures can be multiplied a hundredfold by creating a garden that is not only productive, but also a beautiful, well-integrated part of the home landscape. …

Making the Modern Garden Other / Books

Making the Modern Garden

A superlative analysis of contemporary gardens as well as fascinating collection of landscapes around the world, Making the Modern Garden is a definitive study of the philosophy and practice of garden design at the outset of the twenty-first century. Author Christopher Bradley-Hole, himself a landscape …

The Water-Saving Garden Other / Books

The Water-Saving Garden

The Water-Saving Garden: How to Grow a Gorgeous Garden with a Lot Less Water A guide to growing beautiful gardens in drought-prone areas utilizing minimal water for maximum results. …

The Oxford Companion to the Garden Other / Books

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

Now available for the first time in paperback, the magnificent Oxford Companion to the Garden illuminates the history and design of gardens all over the world, from the earliest recorded known examples to the present day, encompassing everything from small private gardens, to the secret gardens of Arab …

Gardens Other / Books

Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition

An Essay on the Human Condition | Humans have long turned to gardens—both real and imaginary—for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. Those gardens may be as far away from everyday reality as Gilgamesh’s garden of the gods or as near as our own backyard, but in their very conception …

Conservatory Style: Garden Rooms, Glasshouses, and Sunrooms Other / Books

Conservatory Style: Garden Rooms, Glasshouses, and Sunrooms

Born out of the heritage of structures first imagined by and constructed for the British aristocracy, the contemporary conservatory represents the ultimate in traditional elegance married to informal comfort. With or without plants and flowers, they come in every conceivable size and shape-square, oblong, …

Hacienda Courtyards Other / Books

Hacienda Courtyards (Mexican Design Books)

Mexican Design Books | Explore the architectural elements and water havens that will inspire your own courtyard paradise. …