Patio: Garden Design & Inspiration

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With design instruction and horticulture tips, this guide provides all the necessary information and inspiration to create glamorous garden and patio spaces. Stunning photographs highlight unique, lavish, and award-winning landscape designs in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. Each photograph is accompanied by a thorough discussion of the design and its elements, including watering requirements, featured plants, and optimal lighting. Step-by-step instructions allow ...
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Overview

With design instruction and horticulture tips, this guide provides all the necessary information and inspiration to create glamorous garden and patio spaces. Stunning photographs highlight unique, lavish, and award-winning landscape designs in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. Each photograph is accompanied by a thorough discussion of the design and its elements, including watering requirements, featured plants, and optimal lighting. Step-by-step instructions allow gardeners to re-create Drurie's original designs.

Author Biography: Jamie Durie is the host of Backyard Blitz, which is currently Australian television's highest-rated garden show. He manages his own landscape design business and worked previously as a dancer, model, and gymnast who performed as an acrobat and trapeze artist and trained with the Cirque du Soleil.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
We can't help but wonder: Does Durie make house calls?
The Salt Lake Tribune
Tells how to combine rocks, water, plants and furnishings for your open air living room.
Canadian Interiors
[Durie's] book offers hope that even the bleakest eyesore can be turned into a beautiful and comfortable oasis.
USA Today
One of the freshest voices.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781741146547
  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
  • Publication date: 6/28/2006
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author


Jamie Durie is the host of Backyard Blitz, which is currently Australian television's highest-rated garden show. He manages his own landscape design business and worked previously as a dancer, model, and gymnast who performed as an acrobat and trapeze artist and trained with the Cirque du Soleil. David Matheson is a professional freelance photographer with more than 10 years’ experience in travel, food, interiors and lifestyle photography.
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