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  • PAUL BANGAYS GARDEN DESIGN HANDBOOK
    PAUL BANGAYS GARDEN DESIGN HANDBOOK
    BANGAY PAUL
    ISBN: 9781920989651
    Title: PAUL BANGAYS GARDEN DESIGN HANDBOOK
    Author: BANGAY PAUL
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    A guide to achieving a suitable garden, illustrated with the colour photography. It presents various things practical to do with garden design and construction. It covers things from drawing a garden plan to building a retaining wall, and from fitting in a swimming pool to finding a lawn substitute and choosing drought-tolerant plants.

    Imprint: LANTERN BOOKS
    RRP: $69.99

    Price: $69.99
  • PAUL BANGAYS GUIDE TO PLANTS
    PAUL BANGAYS GUIDE TO PLANTS
    BANGAY PAUL
    ISBN: 9781921382512
    Title: PAUL BANGAYS GUIDE TO PLANTS
    Author: BANGAY PAUL
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Gardens designed by Paul Bangay are renowned for their elegant proportions, careful use of materials and inspired choice of planting. In one garden precise box hedging frames billowing beds of perennials; in another, olive trees emerge from an undergrowth of rosemary against a dramatic coastal landscape. In a Paul Bangay garden, you can be sure that every plant has been carefully selected to achieve a particular purpose at a specific site.

    This guide is the perfect companion to Paul Bangay's Garden Design Handbook, which revealed Paul's insights into successful garden design and construction, and answers the question: what do I plant and where? Rich with anecdotes about what has worked best over the years, and with a special focus on plants for our changing climate, this collection showcases Paul's A-list plants with photography from the best in the business, Simon Griffiths.

    Whether for an inner-city courtyard or a rambling rural estate, this book contains the practical advice readers need to give their own patch of green the Paul Bangay look.



    Imprint: LANTERN BOOKS
    RRP: $59.95
    Price: $59.95
  • PERIOD GARDENS : LANDSCAPES FOR HOUSES WITH HISTORY
    PERIOD GARDENS : LANDSCAPES FOR HOUSES WITH HISTORY
    BALDWIN MYLES
    ISBN: 9781740459068
    Title: PERIOD GARDENS : LANDSCAPES FOR HOUSES WITH HISTORY
    Author: BALDWIN MYLES
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Respected landscape designer Myles Baldwin believes that for the success of any period garden design, consideration of both architecture and garden to achieve an integrated whole is vital. In Period Gardens, he discusses his approach by drawing on examples of garden 'case studies' from the UK, Europe and Australia, identifying the defining features of the major design eras, from the Renaissance and English Arts and Crafts to Victorian, Art Deco and Modernist. Myles looks at the way each landscape relates to the house it surrounds, how he interprets and reworks the relevant garden styles, and how history, architecture and garden design can be melded to create a dynamic, modern landscape. As well as providing a broad-reaching introduction to garden history, Myles gives practical, technical details about garden elements such as paths, fences, swimming pools and plant types, providing a useful guide to anyone wanting to achieve authenticity and liveability in their own period garden.

    Imprint: MURDOCH BOOKS
    RRP: $79.99

    Price: $79.99
  • PERMACULTRE HOME GARDEN
    PERMACULTRE HOME GARDEN
    WOODROW LINDA
    ISBN: 9780670865994
    Title: PERMACULTRE HOME GARDEN
    Author: WOODROW LINDA
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Inspired by her own training in permaculture, Linda Woodrow has devised a totally integrated organic system of gardening that combines science with common sense. In The Permaculture Home Garden she draws us into a warmly welcoming household where everyone shares the planting, helps to tend the hens, and relaxes after a satisfying day's work. Step-by-step instructions and helpful diagrams make it easy to plan and plant a garden to suit your taste and space - a garden that not only looks wonderful but also yields bountiful fruit, herbs and vegetables.

    Imprint: VIKING
    RRP: $39.99
    Price: $39.99
  • PLANT HUNTERS
    PLANT HUNTERS
    FRY CAROLYN
    ISBN: 9780233005164
    Title: PLANT HUNTERS
    Author: FRY CAROLYN
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: MAY 2017 NEW RELEASE

    The Plant Hunters tells the story of our fascination with plants and the discovery of new species. From ancient times, when Alexander the Great included naturalists in his entourage, this intriguing story moves across the world, as plants such as coconut trees, roses and numerous fruits and vegetables were introduced from one country to another.

    The book traces the establishment of botanical gardens and the discovery through exploration of plants that made or broke economies, for instance tulips, tea and rubber. Travelling right around the world and throughout history, this is the tale of the botanical pioneers who changed the face of landscapes.

    Imprint: ANDRE DEUTSCH
    RRP: $39.99

    Price: $39.99
  • PLANT SOCIETY : Create an Indoor Tropical Oasis for Your Urban Space
    PLANT SOCIETY : Create an Indoor Tropical Oasis for Your Urban Space
    CHONGUE JASON
    ISBN: 9781743793435
    Title: PLANT SOCIETY : Create an Indoor Tropical Oasis for Your Urban Space
    Author: CHONGUE JASON
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: NOVEMBER 2017 NEW RELEASE

    Plant Society is your 101 guide on how to care for and decorate your home with indoor plants.

    Even if you've killed every house plant in the past, plant cultivator and stylist Jason Chongue will show you that it's really not that difficult to keep them happy. Covering everything from basic plant care and re-potting, to plants suited to pets and propagating, this book will help rid you of your fear of gardening and inspire you to create your very own indoor rainforest.

    There are profiles of 25 ideal indoor plants, organised from the most low-maintenance species through to the more exotic and labour-intensive plants. On top of this, the book offers styling advice including how to decorate different rooms in your home with plants, as well as suggestions on pots and planters to give your plants more personality. Throughout the book, you'll also find interviews with “plant people” from around the world, who provide an insight into their unique relationships with house plants.

    Indoor gardening has never been so easy!

    Imprint: HARDIE GRANT BOOKS
    RRP: $29.99

    Price: $29.99
  • PLANT STYLE : How to Greenify Your Space
    PLANT STYLE : How to Greenify Your Space
    LANGAN ALANA
    ISBN: 9780500501030
    Title: PLANT STYLE : How to Greenify Your Space
    Author: LANGAN ALANA
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Ferns are back in the bathroom, cacti are sitting on plant stands and devil's ivy are cascading from hangers. Indoor plants are the ultimate accessory. Softening interiors and readily available, they are a stylist's best friend. This is a charming guide on how to turn your home into a calming retreat.

    Imprint: THAMES & HUDSON
    RRP: $34.99

    Price: $34.99
  • PLANTING DREAMS : SHAPING AUSTRALIAN GARDENS
    PLANTING DREAMS : SHAPING AUSTRALIAN GARDENS
    AITKEN RICHARD
    ISBN: 9781742234649
    Title: PLANTING DREAMS : SHAPING AUSTRALIAN GARDENS
    Author: AITKEN RICHARD
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Waratah or wattle? Chrysanthemum or rose? Planting Dreams celebrates the artistry and imagination that have shaped Australian gardens. Respected garden historian Richard Aitken explores the environmental and social influences that have helped produce our unique gardening culture – from Indigenous land management and the earliest European garden at Farm Cove, to the potted plants and besser block screens of mid-twentieth century modernist design and beyond.

    Drawing on the unparalleled collections of the State Library of New South Wales, Planting Dreams showcases Australian garden making in all its richness and diversity through a stunning and intriguing mix of paintings, sketches, photographs, and prints, from popular culture to high art.

    Imprint: NEW SOUTH
    RRP: $49.99

    Price: $49.99
  • PLANTS : FROM ROOTS TO RICHES
    PLANTS : FROM ROOTS TO RICHES
    WILLIS KATHY
    ISBN: 9781444798258
    Title: PLANTS : FROM ROOTS TO RICHES
    Author: WILLIS KATHY
    Format: PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Behind the scenes at the Botanical Gardens all kinds of surprising things have been going on. As the British Empire painted the atlas red, explorers, adventurers and scientists brought the most interesting specimens and information back to London. From the discovery of Botany Bay to the horrors of the potato famine, from orchid hunters to quinine smugglers, from Darwin's experiments to the unexpected knowledge unlocked by the 1987 hurricane, understanding how plants work has changed our history and could safeguard our future. In the style of A History of the World in 100 Objects, each chapter tells a separate story, but, gathered together, a great picture unfolds, of our most remarkable science, botany.

    Plants: From Roots to Riches is going to be a beautifully designed hardback, packed with 200 images in both colour and black and white from Kew's amazing archives, some never reproduced before. Kathy Willis and Carolyn Fry, the acclaimed popular-science writer, have also added all kinds of fascinating extra history, heroes and villains, memorable stories and interviews. Their book takes us on an exciting rollercoaster ride through our past and future and shows us how much plants really do matter.

    Imprint: JOHN MURRAY
    RRP: $22.99

    Price: $22.99
  • PRICK
    PRICK
    LEON GYNELLE
    ISBN: 9781784723675
    Title: PRICK
    Author: LEON GYNELLE
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: OCTOBER 2017 NEW RELEASE

    A modern guide to the fashionable world of houseplants.

    Cacti and succulents are the plant of the moment. Beautiful, affordable and - if you know how - easy to care for, they're a short cut to creating brighter, calmer, more relaxing spaces in the home and office.

    In PRICK, cactus and succulent expert Gynelle Leon gives you all the knowledge you need to help your plants thrive in a simple, easy-to-understand way - from a plant gallery showcasing all the weird and wonderful varieties, to straightforward advice on how to choose, care for and style your plant for maximum impact.

    As an RHS-award-winning plant photographer and founder of London's only shop dedicated to cacti and succulents, Gynelle is full of useful information and fascinating facts about all things succulent.

    Imprint: MITCHELL BEAZLEY
    RRP: $27.99

    Price: $27.99
  • PRIVATE GARDENS OF PARIS
    PRIVATE GARDENS OF PARIS
    DARNOUX ALEXANDRA
    ISBN: 9782080202048
    Title: PRIVATE GARDENS OF PARIS
    Author: DARNOUX ALEXANDRA
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    Lying behind the urban facades of Paris is a hidden landscape. Whether grandiose or miniscule, highly manicured or exuberantly untended, these fifty secret gardens are rarely seen by casual passersby.

    Traditional French-style gardens, such as those of Hubert de Givenchy, Kenzo, or Pierre Bergé, are attached to private town houses, and their designs mirror the elegance and restraint of the classic dwellings. The late Yves Saint Laurent’s romantic, picturesque kitchen garden reflects his taste for outdoor living.

    Exotic hideaways include giant tropical ferns and rare flowers, greenery surrounding a Russian datcha, and a Japanese zen garden, demonstrating an eclectic range of urban gardens.

    Imprint: FLAMMARION
    RRP: $39.99

    Price: $39.99
  • PRIVATE GARDENS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
    PRIVATE GARDENS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
    MUS JEAN
    ISBN: 9782080202772
    Title: PRIVATE GARDENS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
    Author: MUS JEAN
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: OCTOBER 2016 NEW RELEASE

    Taking readers on a tour of the most spectacular private Mediterranean gardens, which have made Jean Mus' name, this work guides us through the south of France into Greece and Portugal, divulging the stories behind his creations and sharing technical and reflective anecdotes from the designer himself. It is accompanied by photographs.

    Imprint: FLAMMARION
    RRP: $45.00

    Price: $45.00
  • ROSE
    ROSE
    ELLIOTT BRENT
    ISBN: 9780233004907
    Title: ROSE
    Author: ELLIOTT BRENT
    Format: BOXED SET
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    This remarkable book reveals the history of the rose through the tale of 40 of the most popular and interesting species and hybrids. Arranged chronologically in the order in which a particular rose arrived in European gardens, the book also covers the history of the layout of rose gardens, discusses the various myths about the history and introduction of roses and the confusion over the identity of roses in the Renaissance and looks at the role that roses play in the 'language of flowers'.
    Each chapter features expert text by Dr Brent Elliott, Historian at the RHS and extracts from texts to be found in the Lindley Library. Each of the roses is illustrated with extraordinarily beautiful images from the library, and the book comes in a beautiful slipcase with 40 beautifully reproduced prints of each of the 40 flowers. These can be framed, to allow the reader to truly appreciate these magnificent plants.

    Imprint: ANDRE DEUTSCH
    RRP: $70.00

    Price: $70.00
  • RURAL AUSTRALIAN GARDENS
    RURAL AUSTRALIAN GARDENS
    BALDWIN MYLES
    ISBN: 9781743367056
    Title: RURAL AUSTRALIAN GARDENS
    Author: BALDWIN MYLES
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    A luscious coffee-table book featuring stunning photographs and fascinating stories from some of the most beautiful and diverse gardens of properties around the country.

    Like many of us, landscape designer Myles Baldwin dreams of living in the country one day. For Rural Australian Gardens, he travelled from subtropical and temperate to alpine and arid regions around the country to find the best and most unusual gardens. From newly established gardens to those that have evolved over generations, he discovered that Australians' approach to their properties is as diverse and unexpected as the landscape itself - and that resourcefulness and a sense of place are essential ingredients in creating the most successful of them. As well as revealing the stories behind the gardens, Rural Australian Gardens includes practical horticultural information on using trees, hedges, shrubs, perennials and groundcovers in rural settings around Australia.

    Imprint: MURDOCH BOOKS
    RRP: $49.99

    Price: $49.99
  • SECRET GARDENERS
    SECRET GARDENERS
    SUMMERLEY VICTORIA
    ISBN: 9780711237636
    Title: SECRET GARDENERS
    Author: SUMMERLEY VICTORIA
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: NOVEMBER 2017 NEW RELEASE

    The Secret Gardeners is a captivating photographic portrait of the private gardening passions of 25 of the UKs foremost artists, designers, actors, producers, composers, playwrights, sculptors and fashion designers. Accompanying meaty essays explaining the owners inspiration and passion are photographs revealing the beautiful gardens that the public rarely see. The Secret Gardeners include Andrew Lloyd Webber, Anish Kapoor, Jeremy Irons, Cath Kidston, Terry Gilliam, Prue Leith, Ozzy Osbourne, Sting, Julian Fellowes and Rupert Everett.

    Imprint: FRANCES LINCOLN
    RRP: $59.99
    Price: $59.99
  • SECRET GARDENS OF THE COTSWOLDS
    SECRET GARDENS OF THE COTSWOLDS
    SUMMERLEY VICTORIA
    ISBN: 9780711235274
    Title: SECRET GARDENS OF THE COTSWOLDS
    Author: SUMMERLEY VICTORIA
    Format: HARD COVER
    Publishing status: TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

    Secret Gardens of the Cotswolds is a captivating photographic portrait of the greatest British gardens and the lords, ladies and gardeners who own and manage them, with a focus on the counties of Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. It features 20 gardens designed by some of the leading contemporary garden designers from across the world.The lively text explores the design and planting achieved and the rich tradition of garden making in this beautiful corner of England. This is a very personal view by photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas and journalist Victoria Summerley, both residents of this green pocket with more than its fair share of beautiful and interesting gardens. Some of the gardens are strictly private, while others are regularly open to visitors, but all can now be savoured and enjoyed along with those who know them best.

    Imprint: FRANCES LINCOLN
    RRP: $49.99

    Price: $49.99
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