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Secrets of Small Gardens in New Zealand

Secrets of Small Gardens in New Zealand
  

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... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781869665081
Release Date 14 October 2019 by New Holland Publishers
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Allison, Sue
By Nicholas, Juliet
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ISBN-13 9781869665081
ISBN-10 1869665082
Stock Release date is 14 October 2019
Status Available for pre-order, ships once released
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Release Date 14 October 2019
International Publication Date 1 September 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Allison, Sue
By Nicholas, Juliet
Category Gardening
Gardening: Flowers
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 245mm
Height: 260mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 1000115

Description of this Book

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 solutions 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
spaces.
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.

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Author's Bio

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. 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.

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