Modern family gardens
- Author: Caroline Tilston
- Series: Exterior Angles (Book 1)
- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Publisher: Academy Press; 1 edition (April 13, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0470017430
- ASIN: B008SLPJZE
- Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 0.8 x 11.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3 pounds
From the Back Cover
In the last decade or so, the modern family house has undergone a design revolution as modern décor and furniture has become the standard and living spaces have been opened up for family interaction. In this book, Caroline Tilston takes us out of the back door and continues this process into the garden. She showcases 29 stylish gardens that have all been designed with both children and adults in mind. The gardens draw on an enormous range of ideas and inspirations, but are all thoroughly modern in the way that they create spaces conducive to family life, whether it is for play or entertaining. They allow adults to relax and unwind from the stresses of the everyday, as well as providing enchantment and excitement for children.
An engaging sourcebook for any gardener or would-be gardener, Modern Family Gardens is full of design and planting ideas from the most innovative garden designers working today. Ranging from tiny urban yards to large country gardens, the featured case studies demonstrate that gardens can be beautiful and inventive at any scale. They are illustrated with stunning photography showing both the overall gardens and the design details. With each garden there is an insider’s guide to the design that includes designer’s tips on how to re-create the look and an easy to read, bullet point ‘how-to’ feature relating to the garden. At the back of the book there are useful addresses for sourcing the features, furniture and materials, as well as contacts for the garden designers whose work is shown and a plant directory giving information on plants included in the designs.
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