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Australian Planting Design

Paul Thompson

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Australian Planting Design identifies and explores all aspects of developing better planting designs on any scale, raising awareness of the essential elements and encouraging readers to look with fresh eyes, to create anew.
    This new edition guides the reader through all the stages of designing a new garden and helps to visualise the garden through an understanding of space, light, earth form, structures and vegetation. It discusses the choosing of plants, their form and shape, balancing plant types, fire and vegetation, design and form. The final section of the book looks at the dynamic garden and the importance of designing for change.

    Australian Planting Design focuses on how Australian plants may be used in gardens, whatever their size, function or site. It shows the way to use our plants to form a variety of satisfying, interesting and purposeful areas for both people and nature.
  • Provides the template for creating the character and atmosphere needed to bring that fascination into human spaces.
  • Identifies and explores all aspects of developing better designs on any scale, raising awareness of the essential elements and encouraging readers to look with fresh eyes, to create anew.
  • This new edition guides the reader through all the stages of designing a new garden.
  • Specifications

    Colour photographs, Line Art
    272 pages, 270 x 210 mm
    Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

    ISBN

    9780643107014

    General Retail Stockists

    Available online and in good book stores.

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