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Encyclopedia of Garden Design & Structure: Ideas and Inspiration for Your Garden

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A ready reference of stimulating garden features from all over the world.

Renowned garden designer Derek Fell has compiled more than 800 photographs to create a personal scrapbook of his favorite design features from around the world. Together with his insightful commentary, they provide a wealth of ideas and inspiration for the home gardener.

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published March 4th 2006 by Firefly Books
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Candy
Jan 14, 2015 Candy rated it liked it
Shelves: house-and-yard
My first impression of the book was that
1. The author does not like animals
2. It didn't have very big pictures and had choppy transitions.

Then I realized that the word "Encyclopedia" was in the name and it made more sense!! It was arranged in alphabetical order, duh! And encyclopedias just give an overview. It's not meant to be a beautiful garden book, just informative.

In the end, I read the whole book and learned a lot.

The thing that surprised me was that great painters, like Monet, were also
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Laura
Feb 04, 2008 Laura rated it liked it
This book has a lot of great gardening ideas, and includes lots of full-color pictures to illustrate their terms. I liked the A-Z setup of the book, but some entries, for example "light" or "shadow patterns" made me want to call Captain Obvious out for a showdown.
Sam
Jul 26, 2013 Sam rated it it was ok
A little disappointing, I was hoping for more of a 'how to' than just a book of ideas & there are no actual plans you can use as inspiration, just photographs of the mature concepts.
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