Paul Bangays Guide to Plants
Paul Bangay's Guide to Plants
Tenth anniversary edition featuring two new chapters and almost 30 new plants.
Gardens designed by Paul Bangay are renowned for their elegant proportions, careful use of materials and inspired choice of plants. In one garden, precise box hedging will frame billowing beds of perennials; while in another, olive trees emerge from an undergrowth of rosemary against a dramatic coastal landscape. In a Paul Bangay garden, you can be sure that every plant has been carefully selected to achieve a particular purpose at a specific site.
This comprehensive and informative guide is the perfect companion to Paul Bangay's 'Garden Design Handbook', which revealed Paul's insights into successful garden design and construction, and answers the question- what do I plant and where? Rich with anecdotes about what has worked best over the years, and with a special focus on plants for our changing climate, the collection showcases Paul's A-list plants with photography from the best in the business, Simon Griffiths.
Whether you're creating a garden for an inner-city courtyard or a rambling rural estate, this book contains the practical advice readers need to give their own patch of green the Paul Bangay look.
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 continue to find new readers. In 2001 he was awarded the Centenary Medal for his contribution to Australian landscape design. In 2018 he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to landscape architecture.
Dimensions: H 28.6cm x W 24.7cm x D 4.5cm
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Publication Date: 2021
Number of Pages: 416