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Native: Art and Design with Australian Plants

Kate & Ivankovic-Wa Herd

9780500501023

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $49.99
Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9780500501023
Published: October 2017

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Native offers planting palettes and design themes, gardening techniques and inspiration for an original and exciting perspective on the very best of Australian local flora. When Kate Herd started experimenting with how she pruned and trained the native plants in her riverside garden in Melbourne, she made some amazing discoveries. A eucalyptus shrub she had cut right back to the ground reappeared as the most beautiful sprawling ground cover. Westringia was shaped to impersonate perfect English Box balls. And she found that Tasmanian beech trees could grow as a copse in small city courtyards. Jela had similar experiences in her own garden design practice and together Kate and Jela have explored the unique beauty and resilience of Australia's native plants. Known for their absolute versatility and hardiness in the garden, native plants also offer up original forms for cut flowers and sculpture. Garden designers Fiona Brockhoff and Sue Barnsley, Sculptor Tracey Deep and Artist Janet Lawrence all share their own love of Australian plants and how they incorporate them into their work. Chapters cover topics such as: Feature Foliage, Sculptural Forms, Pliability, Shady Spaces and Flowering Meadows.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Hardback
ISBN13: 9780500501023
Published: October 2017

Number of pages: not specified
Width: 211 mm
Height: 259 mm
Depth: 26 mm

Publisher: Thames and Hudson (Australia) Pty Ltd

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