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Dry gardens : high style for low water gardens / Daniel Nolan ; photography by Caitlin Atkinson.

By: Nolan, Daniel (Garden designer).
Contributor(s): Atkinson, Caitlin [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : Rizzoli International Publications, 2018Description: 223 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0847861260; 9780847861262.Subject(s): Xeriscaping | Drought-tolerant plants | Desert gardeningGenre/Form: Photobooks.DDC classification: 635.9525 Summary: "Hot days, cool nights, dry air, a blazing sun--California's Mediterranean climate is not what you think of when you hear "lush garden," but leading garden designers Nolan and his peers have revolutionized this genre with their artful designs. Nolan, the authority on dry gardens, has carefully selected 25 unique public and private garden masterpieces, diverse examples of interior and exterior gardening techniques. Readers will be treated to a complete look at crafting elevated and rustic gardens through a variety of environments, from pools and pocket gardens, front lawns, balconies, and living walls to retail spaces, museums, and vineyards. Each detailed project offers a different approach to incorporating the desert's wild array of flora and becomes a practical tool, addressing various materials and horticultural and compositional solutions."-- Amazon.com.
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Featuring 25 indoor and outdoor gardens and landscapes each detailed project offers a different approach to incorporating the desert flora. With designs by Daniel Nolan as well as other leading garden designers such as Judy Kameon, Terremoto Studio, Mark Word, and Steve Martino, Modern Dry Garden offers techniques and designs to inspire readers to transform any available space into their own modern dry garden. Rich with bold architecture of spiny cacti, brilliant and muted sage, rosy succulents, bright, dusty sands, and red rocks, Modern Dry Garden will prove that inspiration has no geographic boundaries, and will be loved by lovers of gardens and interior design from around the world.

"Hot days, cool nights, dry air, a blazing sun--California's Mediterranean climate is not what you think of when you hear "lush garden," but leading garden designers Nolan and his peers have revolutionized this genre with their artful designs. Nolan, the authority on dry gardens, has carefully selected 25 unique public and private garden masterpieces, diverse examples of interior and exterior gardening techniques. Readers will be treated to a complete look at crafting elevated and rustic gardens through a variety of environments, from pools and pocket gardens, front lawns, balconies, and living walls to retail spaces, museums, and vineyards. Each detailed project offers a different approach to incorporating the desert's wild array of flora and becomes a practical tool, addressing various materials and horticultural and compositional solutions."-- Amazon.com.