Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Big Leaves for Exotic Effect by Stephen Griffith

Exotic gardens are free of the restrictions of conformity, they are imaginative, experimental and exciting. The strange and architectural beauty of big-leaved plants can be used to evoke a tropical atmosphere, even in a cool, temperate climate. The shadows they create and the way they catch the light makes the most of changing conditions, from early morning mists to hot summer evenings, and with so many evergreen species, the colour and shape of their foliage can add interest year round. Through detailed photographs and clear, concise descriptions, the book explains how to choose and use large-leaved plants to create drama, add accent to garden schemes, and make bold architectural statements. In-depth explanations of microclimates, providing shelter and plunge bedding cover all you need for their successful care and maintenance: trees & shrubs; perennials & ground cover; ferns & tree ferns; tuberous roots; bulbs; climbers; bananas; palms; grasses & bamboos; water plants

Buy Big Leaves for Exotic Effect by Stephen Griffith from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781861082626
ISBN-10: 1861082622
Format: Paperback
(276mm x 210mm x 13mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Big Leaves for Exotic Effect by Stephen Griffith

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Big Leaves for Exotic Effect book by Stephen Griffith and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Stephen Griffith

Ruth Bell Graham by Stephen Griffith
Paperback, May 2007