Beauty by Design: Inspired Gardening in the Pacific by Bill Terry,Rosemary Bates PDF

By Bill Terry,Rosemary Bates

ISBN-10: 1771510129

ISBN-13: 9781771510127

You may well by no means examine a backyard within the similar manner back. although now not a “how-to” booklet, Beauty by means of Design is a treasure trove of rules and attraction for pro gardeners and novices alike. 11 encouraged artists of the backyard percentage their tales, their secrets and techniques, and their ardour for gardening. panorama is the canvas. Foliage, plant life, rocks, water, and different bounties of nature are the fabrics. With crops, gadgets, artwork, and artifice, they convey magical areas, interact our senses, and summon forth natural delight.

Travel with invoice Terry and Rosemary Bates to those targeted areas at the Pacific Northwest coast. stopover at Dan Hinkley’s enchanted backyard, perched above the shore of Puget Sound in Washington country. within sight, attractiveness explodes in a secular paradise created via sculptors George and David Lewis and in Linda Cochran’s wonderful backyard of exotics. go the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Vancouver Island and potter Robin Hopper’s “Anglojapanadian” forest wonderland. benefit from the refined mixing of texture and color in painter Eva Diener’s Sunshine Coast botanical backyard. appreciate the genius of Robert and Birgit Bateman’s inspiring area on Salt Spring Island, Des and Sandy Kennedy’s fairy-tale woodland apartment and backyard on Denman Island, and Kathy Leishman’s backyard of refinement for all seasons on Bowen Island. In downtown Vancouver, Glen Patterson indulges his ardour for alpines and conifers in his impressive third-storey roof backyard. in different places within the urban, Pam Frost’s eye for color and association transports the viewer out of the city into the elegant, whereas at the Saanich Peninsula, writers Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane communicate with love and eloquence in their backyard, and in verse, too.

Accompanied through breathtaking photos, those gardeners and their tales will motivate all who like to paint with plants.

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