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The planting design handbook

Author: Nick Robinson
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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With concepts of 'austerity' very much in the news, this book takes a fresh look at attitudes to consumption, consumerism and personal finance in Britain during the middle decades of the twentieth  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Robinson, Nick, 1954-
Planting design handbook.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, ©2004
(DLC) 2003045231
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Robinson
ISBN: 9780754680000 0754680002 9780754630357 0754630358
OCLC Number: 648340158
Description: 1 online resource (xlii, 287 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Part I: Principles --
1. Why design? --
2. Plants as a medium for design --
3. Spatial characteristics of plants --
4. Creating spaces with plants --
5. Composite landscape --
6. Visual properties of plants --
7. Principles of visual composition --
8. Plant assemblages --
Part II: Process --
9. A method for planting design --
Part III: Practice --
10. Structure planting --
11. Ornamental planting --
12. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Nick Robinson ; illustrations by Jia-Hua Wu.

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'One of the real strengths of this excellent text is its comparative approach. Nick Robinson displays his extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for planting design with numerous examples from the UK and Read more...

 
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