Jamie Durie's The Outdoor Room

Jamie Durie's The Outdoor Room

by Jamie Durie
     
 

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Jamie Durie, international award-winning horticulturalist and landscape designer, reveals the secrets behind his incredible designs on the ever-popular HGTV series The Outdoor Room, now viewed in over twelve countries. With dynamic photography, including Jamie's personal travel photographs and a sneak peek of his private garden, this information-packed

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Overview

Jamie Durie, international award-winning horticulturalist and landscape designer, reveals the secrets behind his incredible designs on the ever-popular HGTV series The Outdoor Room, now viewed in over twelve countries. With dynamic photography, including Jamie's personal travel photographs and a sneak peek of his private garden, this information-packed companion to his smash-hit t.v. show is as hardworking as it is stunning. Complete with detailed site plans, zonal plant lists, and helpful eco-tips, it covers everything from the basics of landscape design to practical, hands-on information, such as how to design your own private garden using Jamie's philosophy. From an exotic Balinese-inspired dining pavilion to a private English-style garden with an adjoining children's play area, Jamie shows you how to incorporate his techniques and design principles to create a personal and truly unique garden, giving you and your family and friends the opportunity to reconnect with nature in the privacy of your very own outdoor room.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061374852
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
920,605
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jamie Durie OAM is a horticulturalist, award-winning landscape designer, product designer, and the author of nine bestselling books, including Patio, The Outdoor Room, Outdoor Kids, and 100 Gardens. He founded The Outdoor Room magazine and has hosted more than fifty television shows worldwide, including Top Design, and made regular appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show. He is also the creator of The Outdoor Room series, which airs in more than twenty countries.

Jamie has been creating gardens since 1998, and has thirty-three international design awards to his credit. These include gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show and numerous other garden shows across the Asia Pacific region, as well as a Centenary Medal and Medal of the Order of Australia for his services to the community and the environment. He is the founder and principal designer of Durie Design, with offices in Sydney and Los Angeles, and his work spans thirteen countries.

When he's not working, you'll find Jamie in his favorite place . . . the garden.

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