The Gardener's Book of Colour

The Gardener's Book of Colour

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First published in 1996, this Pimpernel Classic edition has been completely redesigned and includes a new foreword by Andrew Lawson. Using his artist's eye and scientist's training, distinguished garden photographer and writer Andrew Lawson shines a new light on using colour in the garden. This book shows myriad ways to put colours together, and demonstrates the extraordinary power of colour to change the sense of space, to suggest coolness or warmth and to evoke different moods. The basis of creating harmonizing and contrasting schemes is explained and illustrated with dramatic examples. All the major schemes are supported by keyline drawings giving full planting details. In addition, illustrated plant directories, arranged by colour and flowering season, provide cultivation details for over 850 plants, enabling you to assemble the right plants for your chosen scheme and to carry that scheme through the year.
Publisher: London Pimpernel Press, 2015
Edition: Revised edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781910258026
1910258024
Branch Call Number: 635.968 L42g
Characteristics: 232 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm

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