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Interior Planting: A Guide to Plantscapes in Work and Leisure Spaces

By: Lynne Lockwood Seignot

384 pages, B/w photos, illus

Gower

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #115914 | ISBN: 0566080699
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NHBS Price: £114.00 $143/€136 approx

About this book

Gives practical recommendations for lighting and watering systems, temperature levels and other environmental requirements, such as growing media and structural support, as well as advice on long-term maintenance. Guidance on selecting and specifying plants is followed by an extensive illustrated plant index showing species' form, scale and textural effect, amongst other useful information.


Contents

Part 1 Background and built examples: historical background to exotic planting; evolution of an architectural context for outdoor planting; 20th-century greening of internal spaces; subjective and objective responses to planted interiors. Part 2 Practical recommendations: environmental requirements; physical requirements; maintenance requirements; guidance on plant specification and selection.

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