Planting Design for Dry Gardens (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
240
Utgivningsdatum
2016-01-21
Förlag
Filbert Press
Översättare
Caroline Harbouri
Originalspråk
French
Medarbetare
Harbouri, Caroline
Illustratör/Fotograf
color 400 Illustrations
Illustrationer
400 Illustrations, color
Dimensioner
307 x 244 x 25 mm
Vikt
1621 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
,
ISBN
9780993389207
Planting Design for Dry Gardens (inbunden)

Planting Design for Dry Gardens

Beautiful, Resilient Groundcovers for Terraces, Paved Areas, Gravel and Other Alternatives to the Lawn

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In this book, pioneering nurseryman Olivier Filippi offers low-level planting designs that are eco-friendly and so beautiful they redefine the conventional distinction between lawn and plant borders. Inspired by the wild plant communities of Europe, the Middle East, and the USA, these rigorously trialled plant combinations can be used on terraces, paths, gravel beds and flower borders, as well as on areas that are traditionally laid to lawn. With a plant directory that lists over 200 tough but beautiful dry garden plants and Filippi's innovative maintenance techniques, this is the perfect companion to his first book The Dry Gardening Handbook and will delight all dry garden owners.
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"What I love about this book is that it will sit on the shelf quite comfortably with Beth Chatto's The Dry Garden, and a select few books on Mediterranean-style gardening, to be referred to time and time again for inspiration. " -- Robert Brett * RHS The Plantsman * "This is a generously illustrated, thought-provoking and practical book. It is a must-have for anybody interested in creating dry and low-maintenance gardens." -- Jackie Herald * Garden Design Journal * "An inspiring work on designing with appropriate and stylish plants to create water-conserving landscapes." -- Jeff Rosendale * Pacific Horticulture * "Well-researched and scholarly, this book is also packed with practical horticultural advice that is rooted on Filippi's extensive experience of making gardens and studying landscapes. It would be an invaluable resource for anyone struggling to create green spaces in hot, dry climates." -- John Hoyland * Gardens Illustrated * "This tour de force, published in its original 2011 French edition as Alternatives au Gazon, is an expert and inspiring manual on different ways of carpeting a garden with rewarding and distinctive waterwise groundcover. -- Alasdair Aird * The Mediterranean Gardener No 84 *

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Olivier Filippi is a French nurseryman who specializes in dry region plants. His pioneering research in Europe, California, South Africa, Chile, and Australia led him to a palette of plants that thrive for months without rain. For the last 25 years he has trialled plants and refined cultivation techniques at his nursery in Languedoc, France. His first book The Dry Gardening Handbook was published by Thames & Hudson.