Tropical Gardens of the Philippines

Tropical Gardens of the Philippines

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by Lily Gamboa O'Boyle, Elizabeth Reyes
     
 

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Full of stunning landscape photographs, this tropical gardening book is a delight for anyone interested in the lavish gardens of the Philippines.

Aimed at gardening enthusiasts, Tropical Gardens of the Philippines contains a rare glimpse into some of the most beautiful tropical gardens in the world today. It presents 42 spectacular contemporary

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Full of stunning landscape photographs, this tropical gardening book is a delight for anyone interested in the lavish gardens of the Philippines.

Aimed at gardening enthusiasts, Tropical Gardens of the Philippines contains a rare glimpse into some of the most beautiful tropical gardens in the world today. It presents 42 spectacular contemporary gardens, both big and small, situated in and around Metropilitan Manila area and the nearby provinces of Laguna, Batangas and Cavite.

The vast majority of the gardens are in private homes. Introducing a contemporary gardening style that has been evolving in the Philippines over the past decade, as well as more traditional formal styles, it traces the development of garden design in all its forms. Designers new and old are showcased along with a number of talented home owners. Experimenting with both indigenous and introduced species, use of hardscapes such as local stones and pavers, bonsai, clipped shrubs and water features, some work along Oriental lines, others follow Western models.

Tropical Gardens of the Philippines is a lovely introduction to Filipino landscaping styles and a gardening aesthetic that combines the best of East and West with superior knowledge of plant cultivation and care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462906123
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
03/13/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
45 MB
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Meet the Author

Lily Gamboa O'Boyle is an accomplished home entertainer and avid gardener originally from the Philippines where she distinguished herself as an actress. She is the author of Philippine Hospitality, Pacific Crossings and In the Gardens of the Philippines.

Elizabeth Reyes is a travel, arts and feature writer for various Asian magazines and the author of many books on Philippine design and architecture, including her groundbreaking Filipino Style.

Luca Invernizzi Tettoni is well-known for his photographs in Balinese Gardens, Thai Garden Style and The Tropical Garden, among others. His work has also appeared in numerous magazines throughout the world. He currently lives in Singapore.

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Tropical Gardens of the Philippines 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous 7 months ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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