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Designing Gardens

Out of Print
By: A Lennox-Boyd
216 pages, Col photos, col illus
Designing Gardens
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  • Designing Gardens ISBN: 9780711217577 Hardback May 2002 Out of Print #134044
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Both inspirational and practical, this book provides a wealth of design ideas and garden plans. The first part of the book explores Arabella Lennox-Boyd's philosophy and establishes the principles of her approach to design: the importance of relating the garden not only to the landscape but also to the spirit of the house and the individuality of the owner; how to establish the bare bones of a design - enclosing garden rooms, and opening up garden space; how to use vertical structures to best effect; and how to clothe bare bones with plants appropriate to the type of garden. Design ideas for everything from paving and pergolas to perennial plantings burst from every page, captured in Andrew Lawson's images and Lennox-Boyd's plans. The second part of the book looks in detail at more than 20 very different gardens, ranging from the broad canvas of a sweeping romantic garden to the understated detail of a minimalist roof top.

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Arabella Lennox-Boyd has undertaken over 240 commissions and won gold medals at five Chelsea Flower Shows, including a Best Garden award in 1998. She is the author of Traditional English Gardens (Phoenix, 2000) and Private Gardens of London. Caroline Clifton-Mogg has written many best-selling books on design subjects, including Curtains and Blinds, Displaying Pictures and The Curtain Book.
Out of Print
By: A Lennox-Boyd
216 pages, Col photos, col illus
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'She brings a Continental verve to the quintessential romance of English style.... She is the haute-culturiste of gardens.' House & Garden
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