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Dramatic Effects with Architectural Plants

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ISBN-10: 0879517735

ISBN-13: 9780879517731

Edition: N/A

Authors: Noel Kingsbury

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List price: $35.00
Publisher: Overlook Press, The
Publication date: 5/1/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 10.00" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.200
Language: English

Sadiah Qureshi is a lecturer in modern history at the University of Birmingham. Previously, she was a research fellow with the Cambridge Victorian Studies Group at the University of Cambridge. In 2012 she won a Philip Leverhulme Prize for Medieval, Early Modern and Modern History awarded by the Leverhulme Trust.Noel Kingsbury is a best-selling horticulturalist and writer. He is the author of many books, including Designing with Plants, Natural Gardening in Small Spaces, and Gardening with Perennials: Lessons from Chicago's Lurie Garden, as well as the coeditor of Vista: The Culture and Politics of Gardens. He lives and gardens in western England near the world-famous book…    

Introduction
Vista and Framework
Vistas in the Garden
The Garden Framework
Exclamation Marks
Eyecatcher Plants
Buildings and Plants
Shape and Form
Elegance and Grace
The Psychology of Shape
Disciplining the Unruly
Topiary: An Art Form
The March of the Standards
Beauty in Death
Foliage and Texture
Foliage: The Key Tool
Texture Variation
Focus on Form
Evergreen Plants
Location and Ambience
The Exotic Look
The Sun-baked Look
The Japanese Look
Waterside Exuberance
Woodland Garden
Plant Directory
Appendix
Index
Acknowledgements