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Garden Design Part 2- PDF ebook
The Garden Design Part 2 ebook follows on from the Garden Design Part 1 ebook and explores the different Garden Design ideas and offers an array of inspiration for designing gardens.
Garden Design and Landscaping!
- Download it, zoom in and start designing
- Look at a variety of garden styles
- Formal and natural gardens
- Eclectic and modern designs
- Oriental and Mediterranean inspired landscapes
A stand alone book that is an excellent companion to Garden Design Part 1!
Chapter 18 (continuing on from Garden Design 1) Surfacing ideas
Soft materials; Hard surfaces; Segmented or modular paving; Unsegmented or continuous paving; Coloured pebbles and gravel; Why pave an area?; Where to pave and how much; Choosing the right paving; Some golden rules; Creating special effects with paving; Bringing new life to old paving; Paving maintenance; Chapter 19 garden arches
Pergolas and pavilions; Choosing the right arch; Maintenance of metal arches; Maintenance of timber arches; Pergolas; Building a pergola; Living in a garden pavilion
Chapter 20 Dealing with confined spaces
Courtyards; Narrow gardens; Plants for narrow gardens; Verandas
Chapter 21 Water gardens
Water in the landscape; Water effects; Construction; Water pumps; Edges of water features; Keeping the water clean; Oxygenating plants; Creating a waterfall; Types of waterfall; Fencing/safety of water features
Chapter 22 Using plants in the garden
The garden bed; Plants for your garden; Plants for different uses; Plants to avoid
Chapter 23 Formal gardens
Elements of the formal garden; Simple formal gardens; Formal areas
Chapter 24 Natural gardens
How to develop a natural garden; Natural tools
Chapter 25 Rainforest gardens
Chapter 26 Coastal gardens
Other strategies for growing coastal plants; Hardy seaside plants
Chapter 27 Cottage gardens
Principles of cottage garden design; Cottage garden plants
Chapter 28 Late Victorian/Edwardian gardens
How to create your own Edwardian style garden; Edwardian features
Chapter 29 Oriental gardens
Chinese gardening; Japanese gardening;Traditional oriental garden plants; Japanese gardens; Use of rocks; Other features
Chapter 30 Mediterranean gardens
What is a Mediterranean garden?
Chapter 31 Mexican style
How Mexican gardens involved; How to reflect the plants
Chapter 32 Minimalist landscape design
Designing a minimalist garden; Some variations on minimalist gardens
Chapter 33 Eclectic gardens
Ideas for creating an eclectic garden
About the Author:
John L. Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Sup'n Cert., FIOH, FPLA, MAIH, MACHPER, MASA
Mr Mason has had over 35 years experience in the fields of Horticulture, Recreation, Education and Journalism. He has extensive experience both as a public servant, and as a small business owner. John has held positions ranging from Director of Parks and Recreation (City of Essendon) to magazine editor.
John is a well respected member of many professional associations, and author of over thirty five books and of over two thousand magazine articles. Even today, John continues to write books for various publishers including Simon and Shuster, and Landlinks Press (CSIRO Publishing).
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Garden Design Part 2- PDF ebook