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Exotic gardens of the eastern Caribbean

Author: Margaret Gajek; Derek Galon; Natasha Bervoets
Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Ozone Zone Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Showing a wide spectrum of West Indies gardens, from a tiny garden in an urban backyard to spectacular places designed by renowned landscapers, this book provides a fascination and passion for tropical gardening with a lively touch and detailed research. The texts are translated to French, making it a bilingual book for a wider audience. The gardens on display here include the Montreal Gardens on St. Vincent,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Gajek; Derek Galon; Natasha Bervoets
ISBN: 9780981327914 0981327915
OCLC Number: 489009730
Language Note: English and French.
Notes: Translations into French by Natasha Bervoets.
CD : Sounds of the Eastern Caribbean. 1. Day (Barbados), 2. Night (Grenada), 3. Day (Grenada - near aviary), 4. Night (St. Lucia).
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Home/Garden) 2010
Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Coffee Table Books) 2011
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm + 1 sound recording (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: CD: 1. Day (Barbados), 2. Night (Grenada), 3. Day (Grenada --
near aviary), 4. Night (St. Lucia).
Responsibility: Margaret Gajek ; [photographs by] Derek Galon.

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Showing a wide spectrum of West Indies gardens, from a tiny garden in an urban backyard to spectacular places designed by renowned landscapers, this book provides a fascination and passion for tropical gardening with a lively touch and detailed research. The texts are translated to French, making it a bilingual book for a wider audience. The gardens on display here include the Montreal Gardens on St. Vincent, Diamond Gardens on St. Lucia, and Hunte's Gardens on Barbados. The final chapter demonstrates ideas for flower arrangements using tropical flowers and step-by-step instructions of three flower arrangements done by fine flower designers from Grenada, with their original comments. -- Publisher's description.

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