In their second series, the Curious Gardeners explore how traditional and contemporary garden design relates to the planning and planting of contemporary gardens. Each of the six programmes tackles an individual theme, exploring the key design components that are part of many gardens: water, materials, form, sculpture, planting and time. Guy and Gordon design a city garden from scratch and we follow its progress through the series to the gorgeous finished garden. Illustrated with inspirational photographs of classic and contemporary gardens
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Guy Cooper and Gordon Taylor have made their mark designing gardens in Europe, America, and Britain; with their acclaimed BBC television series “The Curious Gardeners”; and with outstanding books that include Gardens of Obsession, Gardens for the Future, and Paradise Transformed. Now they dig even deeper into the principles of garden design, looking particularly at the six elements that make a successful garden: Water, Form, Sculpture, Plants, Time, and Materials. Exploring the legacy of the early pioneers as well as the work of talented new designers, they visit 50 of the finest gardens in Britain. Then, employing the six key elements, they design a stunning city garden from scratch, brilliantly demonstrating how a contemporary garden can incorporate the valuable lessons of the past.About the Author:
Gordon Taylor is grew up in California but has lived in Britain for many years. He ran a herb-growing business with Guy Cooper before setting up their garden design practice in 1983. Guy Cooper was born in Bristol and came to garden design via the herb growing business.
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Descripción Headline Publishing Group, 2002. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0000133249
Descripción Headline, 2003. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110755310683
Descripción Headline, 2003. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0755310683