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Professional Planting Design

Professional Planting Design
  • Author : Scott C. Scarfone
  • Publsiher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 06 April 2010
  • ISBN : 0471761397
  • Pages : 304 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 ratings
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"This is a great reference book for planting design, which is an arena where so many of us are hugely challenged. Information in it is well written, engaging, useful, accessible, and original." -- Holly H. Shimizu, Executive Director, United States Botanic Garden "A unique blend of classic planting-design principles and ecological plant-selection criteria." -- Scot Medbury, President, Brooklyn Botanic Garden "After reading the book, you will be able to experiment with nature and use its myriad of facets to make your own original statement. You will be ready to take risks and design exciting and original gardens." -- From the Foreword by James A. van Sweden, Oehme, van Sweden & Associates A comprehensive guide to the "high art" of designing mixed bed plantings When done successfully, mixed beds represent the pinnacle of planting design -- a living work of art in which small trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, bulbs, tropicals, and groundcovers combine to create a true feeling of place. Professional Planting Design initiates you into the principles of planting design and helps you develop the ability to think about the planting design process, so that you can develop your own effective compositions that sustain multi-seasonal interest. Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, Professional Planting Design covers the basics as well as the advanced concepts of planting design including: selecting plant characteristics, types of mixed bed plantings, structuring and composing mixed beds, creating mixed palettes for seasonal variation, designing in elevation and plan view, and choosing plants. You'll find coverage of design, landscape architecture, and horticulture interwoven throughout the guide, along with detailed steps for developing mixed bed planting compositions at a variety of scales for projects on both residential and commercial sites. Clear and concise yet thorough, this book will supplement your talent with the knowledge you need to create harmonious mixed plantings in the landscape that will provide continual interest throughout the seasons.


Professional Planting Design

Professional Planting Design
  • Author : Scott C. Scarfone
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 06 April 2010
GET THIS BOOKProfessional Planting Design

"This is a great reference book for planting design, which is an arena where so many of us are hugely challenged. Information in it is well written, engaging, useful, accessible, and original." -- Holly H. Shimizu, Executive Director, United States Botanic Garden "A unique blend of classic planting-design principles and ecological plant-selection criteria." -- Scot Medbury, President, Brooklyn Botanic Garden "After reading the book, you will be able to experiment with nature and use its myriad of facets to make


Professional Planting Design

Professional Planting Design
  • Author : Scott C. Scarfone
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 18 May 2009
GET THIS BOOKProfessional Planting Design

"This is a great reference book for planting design, which is an arena where so many of us are hugely challenged. Information in it is well written, engaging, useful, accessible, and original." -- Holly H. Shimizu, Executive Director, United States Botanic Garden "A unique blend of classic planting-design principles and ecological plant-selection criteria." -- Scot Medbury, President, Brooklyn Botanic Garden "After reading the book, you will be able to experiment with nature and use its myriad of facets to make


Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture
  • Author : Gang Chen
  • Publisher : ArchiteG, Inc.
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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Absolutely fascinating Informative, enlightening, and entertaining This is one of the most comprehensive books on Planting Design. It fills in the blanks in this field and introduces poetry, painting, and symbolism into Planting Design. It covers in detail the two major systems in Planting Design: Formal Planting Design and Naturalistic Planting Design. It has numerous line drawings and photos to illustrate the Planting Design concepts and principles. Through in-depth discussions of historical precedents and practical case studies, it uncovers the


Planting the Landscape

Planting the Landscape
  • Author : Nancy A. Leszczynski
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release : 03 March 1999
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The artistic combinations of plants are endless-and so are the effects they have on the human eye and spirit. As a planting designer, you must acquire vision, patience, and skill as you learn to read the landscape in all its myriad forms to create meaningful and lasting environments. From idea through implementation, Planting the Landscape shows you how. Planting design poses exciting but complex challenges for the landscape architect, demanding creativity, practical know-how, and the ability to integrate the natural



Planting Design

Planting Design
  • Author : Piet Oudolf,Noël Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Timber Press (OR)
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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Gardeners learn how to design beautiful naturalistic gardens that can adapt to the changing needs of perennials, trees, shrubs and the changing landscape. Superimposed images show the growth of a designed landscape over time.


The Planting Design Handbook

The Planting Design Handbook
  • Author : Nick Robinson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 September 2020
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Since the first edition was published in 1992, Nick Robinson's The Planting Design Handbook has been widely used as a definitive text on landscape architecture courses throughout the world. It remains one of the few titles written by a practicing landscape architect and educator who is also a horticulturalist and accomplished plantsman, and which deals with the application of planting design on a large scale in landscape architecture and urban design projects. The Planting Design Handbook is distinctive for its elegant


Planting Design

Planting Design
  • Author : Patrick Mooney
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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Landscape designers have long understood the use of plants to provide beauty, aesthetic pleasure and visual stimulation while supporting a broad range of functional goals. However, the potential for plants in the landscape to elicit human involvement and provide mental stimulation and restoration is much less well understood. This book meshes the art of planting design with an understanding of how humans respond to natural environments. Beginning with an understanding of human needs, preferences and responses to landscape, the author


Planting Design

Planting Design
  • Author : Theodore D. Walker
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 26 August 1991
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The new edition of this textbook provides an overview of design principles and techniques for using plants aesthetically and functionally in landscaping. Unique to this book are discussions on using a microcomputer for selecting plants, preparing cost estimates and writing specifications. More than 200 photographs, drawings and sketches highlight numerous graphic techniques for planting plans.


Planting in a Post-Wild World

Planting in a Post-Wild World
  • Author : Thomas Rainer,Claudia West
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 04 February 2016
GET THIS BOOKPlanting in a Post-Wild World

“As practical as it is poetic. . . . an optimistic call to action.” —Chicago Tribune Over time, with industrialization and urban sprawl, we have driven nature out of our neighborhoods and cities. But we can invite it back by designing landscapes that look and function more like they do in the wild: robust, diverse, and visually harmonious. Planting in a Post-Wild World by Thomas Rainer and Claudia West is an inspiring call to action dedicated to the idea of a new nature—


The Basics of Planting Design

The Basics of Planting Design
  • Author : Lucy Huntington
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 03 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKThe Basics of Planting Design

Planting design is the selection and use of plants to achieve a designer's objectives. There are now many new and interesting planting ideas and fashions, but municipal planting in particular and some gardens as well, can be pretty dire through lack of careful planting design. What is needed for all garden designers - who may well have come to design via a deep interest in plants - is an understanding of the basics of this vitally important design discipline: designs


Planting

Planting
  • Author : Piet Oudolf,Noel Kingsbury
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release : 16 February 2016
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“Indispensable.” —The New York Times Book Review Piet Oudolf’s gardens—unique combinations of long-lived perennials and woody plants that are rich in texture and sophisticated in color—are breathtaking and have deep emotional resonance. With Planting, designers and home gardeners can recreate these plant-rich, beautiful gardens that support biodiversity and nourish the human spirit. An intimate knowledge of plants is essential to the success of modern landscape design, and Planting shares Oudolf’s considerable understanding of plant ecology, explaining


Principles of Ecological Landscape Design

Principles of Ecological Landscape Design
  • Author : Travis Beck
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release : 01 February 2013
GET THIS BOOKPrinciples of Ecological Landscape Design

DIVToday, there is a growing demand for designed landscapes—from public parks to backyards—to be not only beautiful and functional, but also sustainable. Sustainability means more than just saving energy and resources. It requires integrating the landscapes we design with ecological systems. With Principles of Ecological Landscape Design, Travis Beck gives professionals and students the first book to translate the science of ecology into design practice. DIV DIVThis groundbreaking work explains key ecological concepts and their application to the


The Complete Plant Selection Guide for Landscape Design

The Complete Plant Selection Guide for Landscape Design
  • Author : Marc C. Stoecklein
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release : 15 March 2011
GET THIS BOOKThe Complete Plant Selection Guide for Landscape Design

This book is a quick and easy-to-use reference guide for choosing plant material for landscape designs. This reference manual includes comprehensive lists with search criteria for each of the major plant groups, including trees, shrubs, groundcovers, perennials, vines, grasses, and ferns. These plant groups contain hundreds of specific species, varieties, and cultivars that are readily available in the marketplace from the major production nurseries. Landscape architects, designers, contractors, or anyone who designs with plants, can easily choose plants that will