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John Brookes Garden Design

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: John Brookes

384 pages, Col photos, illus, figs, maps

Dorling Kindersley

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #136437 | ISBN: 0751309818
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In this expanded, updated version of his classic book, John Brookes adresses the latest trends in garden design as well as surveying new materials and techniques. He also shows you how to use the computer as a design tool, and features new, or extended, sections on key styles, such as Minimalist, Mediterranean, Urban and Japanese and Oriental. What does not change in this new edition is John Brookes' inspirational approach to design. Drawing on his world-famous garden design course and his lecture tours that have taken him from Key Gardens and Europe to the USA, Austalia, South Africa, South America and Japan, he combines clever and stylish design options with detailed information and practical advice. "Garden Design" has become the essential coursebook for thousands of students as well as a favourite sourcebook of ideas for countless garden owners worldwide - amateurs and professionals alike.

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John Brookes has often been described as the world's most influential garden designer both because of gardens he has created for clients and his books on garden design have been multi-million sellers ever since his ground-breaking classic 'Room Outside' was published in 1969. He is Chairman of the Society of Garden Designers, has made several appearances on BBC's Gardener's World and runs the Clock House School of Garden Design in the UK in addition to his world-renowned lecturing and workshop tours. John Brookes lives in Denmans, Southern England.

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