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Room outside : a new approach to garden design

Author: John Brookes
Publisher: Woodbridge : Garden Art, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author feels the individual and the family should have a retreat and promotes the idea of using the garden, however large or small, as a usable extension of the home, and explains how to do so, making it a room outside, to be enjoyed by all. Annotation: The author feels the individual and the family should have a retreat and promotes the idea of using the garden, however large or small, as a usable extension of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Brookes
ISBN: 9781870673525 1870673522
OCLC Number: 86168334
Description: 279 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: The evolution of garden design and use --
What do you want? --
What do you got? --
Starting from scratch --
Basic pattern --
Ground shaping and drainage --
Enclosure --
Hard surfacing --
Soft ground surfacing --
Basic planting --
Planting design --
A new way with plants --
Maintenance and improvement --
Special features --
Garden furnishings.
Responsibility: by John Brookes.

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Deals systematically with the creation of a contemporary garden whatever its size, from a tiny roof terrace to a substantial suburban plot. This title aims to bring together various practical aspects  Read more...

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"Full of imaginative & workable ideas for practical garden planning" - The Times "A milestone in garden design" - Country Life

 
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