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Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens

Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens

by Douglas Coltart
     
 

Award-winning landscape designer Douglas Coltart offers practical instructions for designing and renovating spacious gardens, with an eye towards issues unique to those working with at least a third of an acre of land. This book will enable gardeners to make a range of positive changes, such as anchoring the garden into the surrounding landscape, making the most of

Overview

Award-winning landscape designer Douglas Coltart offers practical instructions for designing and renovating spacious gardens, with an eye towards issues unique to those working with at least a third of an acre of land. This book will enable gardeners to make a range of positive changes, such as anchoring the garden into the surrounding landscape, making the most of arrival space, creating focal points, working with scale and proportion, and cultivating a sense of spatial unity. Using illustrated case studies, the author recounts triumphs (and tribulations) from his past projects. With practical instructions, inspirational case studies, and photos of spacious gardens worldwide, this book will prove an indispensable resource for amateur and professional garden designers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881928242
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/15/2007
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.66(w) x 10.69(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Douglas Coltart is a landscape architect and garden designer whose company, Viridarium, specializes in innovative large-scale projects. He lectures frequently in the UK, has been featured on various TV shows, and has twice been awarded the Royal Horticulture Society Gold Medal for his designs. He lives in Scotland.

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