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Paul Bangay's Garden Design Handbook - Paul  Bangay

Paul Bangay's Garden Design Handbook

By: Paul Bangay, Simon Griffiths (Photographer)

Hardcover

Published: 29th September 2008
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Achieving a perfect garden the Paul Bangay way.

Paul Bangay is renowned for his sure use of space: the gardens he creates are superbly proportioned, easy to live in, executed to the highest standards - and places of beauty. Now, in Paul Bangay's Garden Design Handbook, he shares his many secrets for successful garden designing and construction.

He shows how to analyse a site and its needs, how to visualise a garden and use space, and how to decide on and achieve the hard and soft landscaping best suited to a particular style. Using diagrams, step-by-step instructions, plant lists and above all Simon Griffiths's lustrous colour photography of his designs, Paul talks about every aspect of garden building from developing a ground plan, constructing a retaining wall and fitting in a swimming pool to finding a lawn substitute and drought-tolerant plants.

Every page breathes with an infectious committment to good design and the recuperative pleasures of gardening. Paul Bangay's Garden Design Handbook is instructive, inspiring, empowering - the guide to have on hand as you approach the challenges of garden making today.

About the Author

Paul Bangay is one of Australia's most high-profile landscape designers. His working life is divided between Australian and overseas commissions; his spare time is spent at Stonefields, the garden he is building in the country. Paul's influential previous books, The Defined Garden, The Boxed Garden, The Balanced Garden and The Enchanted Garden, continue to find new readers. In 2001 he was awarded the Centenary Medal for his contribution to Australian landscape design.

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    5.0

    Excellent garden design book

    By Aleks

    from Alstonville nsw

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      Comments about Paul Bangay's Garden Design Handbook:

      Well written, great photography

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      5.0

      Exactly what I was looking for

      By Alan

      from Perth

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        Comments about Paul Bangay's Garden Design Handbook:

        This is an excellent book and very inspirational. Use as an everyday reference book. The writer is clearly highly skilled in this work

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        5.0

        Brilliant book!

        By IW

        from Southern Highlands, AU

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          Book arrived in record time in perfect condition. Delighted -- thank you very much.A very happy customer.

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          ISBN: 9781920989651
          ISBN-10: 192098965X
          Audience: General
          Format: Hardcover
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 336
          Published: 29th September 2008
          Dimensions (cm): 28.4 x 24.4  x 3.6
          Weight (kg): 28.7