Designing With Plants

Designing With Plants

Creative Ideas From America's Best Gardeners

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
America's best gardeners offer how-to's on the year-round garden, special effects, eye-catching plant combinations, and tips on how to create an intriguing and pleasing color scheme through contrast. Original.

Book News
Presents 22 articles drawn from Fine Gardening magazine, all written by noted garden designers and horticulturists from around the US. Articles focus on design techniques, working with color, specific ideas like perennials for wet places and espaliers, and year-round interest. A few mislabeled plant photographs detract somewhat from the inspiring images. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Ingram Publishing Services
Featuring detailed site plans, photo call-outs, plant lists, sidebars, and charts, this guide includes advice from landscape architects and garden designers well known in the field. Topics include the year-round garden, eye-catching plant combinations, special effects, and creating pleasing color schemes. 156 color photos. 16 color illustrations.
Gardening enthusiasts will be inspired by this series of garden design books from more than 50 of America's best gardeners, landscape architects, horticulturists, and nursery owners. They'll discover a wealth of information on everything from planting perennial borders and garden rooms to landscape layout and gardening in harmony with nature.

Designing with Plants features proven techniques for using color, shape, and texture in the garden; planting design techniques; ideas for using mass plantings, ground covers, and scented shrubs; and tips for extending the season.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, [2001]
Copyright Date: ©2001
ISBN: 9781561584727
Branch Call Number: 712 De 2001
Characteristics: 170 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Fine gardening


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