By Allison, SueBy Nicholas, Juliet
As sections get smaller and time gets stretched people
increasingly want ideas for creating multi-functional,
appealing outdoor spaces that offer options for everything
from alfresco entertaining to edible gardens. This book
features 20 gardens that showcase inspiring solutio...ns to
landscaping limited spaces to maximum effect. From elegant
structured gardens, to whimsical retreats, verandahs and
balconies, to potagers brimming with edibles and subtropical
hideaways, this book offers gardeners plenty of options for creating their own special
Featuring more than 300 photographs that capture the essence of the gardens,
landscaping features and plants used, this is a book that is both inspiring and practical.
From a 1960s gem designed by famous architect Sir Miles Warren for his inner city
apartment and office, to a new rooftop garden and one planted only with edibles the
book shows a diversity of responses to spatial constraints. Many gardens have water
features, most don't have lawns and a couple of gardeners have created little havens
on the berms outside their homes. Extended captions, pull-out boxes and bullet-
point solutions with lots of tips and plant suggestions from each gardener conveys
information in an accessible manner.Read more
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Freelance writer Sue Allison is a journalist who won feature writer of the year in 2016 in the MPA Awards. She regularly contributes to a range of magazines, including NZ Gardener and NZ House & Garden. Juliet Nicholas has been working as a freelance photographer for the past 30 years and is best-known for her garden photography. Her work has featured regularly in magazines such as NZ Gardener, NZ House &Garden, Your Home & Garden and Habitat. She has collaborated on 6 books, including Old-Fashioned and David Austin Roses and Flaxmere Garden - 50 Years of Extremes.
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