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Tropical Gardens of the Philippines free pdf Full of stunning landscape photographs, this tropical gardening book is a delight for anyone interested in the lavish gardens of the Philippines. Aimed at gardening enthusiasts, "Tropical Gardens of the Philippines" contains a rare glimpse into some of the most beautiful tropical gardens in the world today. It presents 42 spectacular contemporary gardens, both big and small, situated in and around Metropilitan Manila area and the nearby provinces of Laguna, Batangas and Cavite. The vast majority of the gardens are in private homes. Introducing a contemporary gardening style that has been evolving in the Philippines over the past decade, as well as more traditional formal styles, it traces the development of garden design in all its forms. Designers new and old are showcased along with a number of talented home owners. Experimenting with both indigenous and introduced species, use of hardscapes such as local stones and pavers, bonsai, clipped shrubs and water features, some work along Oriental lines, others follow Western models. "Tropical Gardens of the Philippines" is a lovely introduction to Filipino landscaping styles and a gardening aesthetic that combines the best of East and West with superior knowledge of plant cultivation and care. The book gives an insider's look at tropical garden design and landscape architecture, Filipino style. Featured gardens include: Casa de Nipa La Vista Hilltop Garden Ponce Veridiano's Garden Santos Koi Pond Garden Poolside Proscenium Garden of Butterflies And many more...

About Lily Gamboa O'Boyle

Lily Gamboa O'Boyle is an accomplished home entertainer and avid gardener originally from the Philippines where she distinguished herself as an actress. She is the author of "Philippine Hospitality, Pacific Crossings" and "In the Gardens of the Philippines." Elizabeth Reyes is a travel, arts and feature writer for various Asian magazines and the author of many books on Philippine design and architecture, including her groundbreaking "Filipino Style." Luca Invernizzi Tettoni, an internationally acclaimed photographer, lived and worked in Asia from 1973 until 2013. Among his many books on Asian culture are "Tropical Asian Style, Thai Style, " and "Filipino Style ."

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Author : Lily Gamboa O'Boyle
Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
Data Published : 17 January 2011
ISBN : 0804841543
EAN : 9780804841542
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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