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RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design: Planning, Building and Planting Your Perfect Outdoor Space

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Plant the garden of your dreams and transform your outdoor space with award-winning Royal Horticultural Society garden design experts.
Whether you're looking to revive a tired flowerbed or simply looking for new garden ideas, the RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design will show you how to make your ideal garden a reality. Grasp the fundamentals of garden design, find a style that suits you, and bring your ideas to life.
This design bible is packed with advice to guide you from planning to planting. From preparation such as choosing the correct materials for your structures and assessing your drainage, to laying patios, making ponds, and planting perennials, the RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design is with you every step of the way.
Discover inspirational portfolios including modernist, sustainable, Japanese, urban, family, and cottage gardens. Understand the unique features of each garden style, create your own plan, and marvel at case studies showcasing the gold standard of each garden type. With a handy visual dictionary and coverage of all the latest gardening trends, this book combines style with substance to guide you as you plant your perfect outdoor space.
Previous edition ISBN 9781409325741
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780241286135
ISBN-10: 0241286131
Pagini: 392
Dimensiuni: 229 x 292 x 30 mm
Greutate: 1.98 kg
Editura: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.
Colecția DK
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

Notă biografică

Chris Young is Head of Editorial for the Royal Horticultural Society and Editor of its members' magazine, The Garden. He studied landscape architecture at the University of Gloucestershire, England, and was Editor? ?of Garden Design Journal (UK), the magazine for members of the Society of Garden Designers, for five years. He has won two Garden Media Guild awards for his writing, and is also author of Take Chelsea Home (Mitchell Beazley). Chris enjoys all aspects of gardening and garden making, and is currently working on his new garden on? ?the Northamptonshire/Rutland borders.

Cuprins

  • 1: Foreword
  • 2: How to design
    • 1: First questions
    • 2: First principles
    • 3: Choosing materials
    • 4: Designing with plants
    • 5: Assessing your garden
    • 6: Creating a plan
  • 3: Choosing a style
    • 1: Garden styles explained
    • 2: Formal gardens
    • 3: Cottage gardens
    • 4: Mediterranean gardens
    • 5: Modernist gardens
    • 6: Japanese gardens
    • 7: Foliage gardens
    • 8: Productive gardens
    • 9: Family gardens
    • 10: Natural gardens
    • 11: Urban gardens
    • 12: Country gardens
    • 13: Cutting-edge gardens
  • 4: Making a garden
    • 1: Building garden structures
    • 2: Planting techniques
  • 5: Plant and materials guide
    • 1: Plant guide
    • 2: Materials guide
  • 6: Understanding hardiness ratings
  • 7: Suppliers and useful contacts Designers’ details
  • 8: Materials guide
  • 9: Acknowledgements
  • 10: Index
  • 11: About the contributors