Tropical Gardens of the Philippines

Full of stunning landscape photographs, this tropical gardening book is a delight for anyone interested in the lavish gardens of the Philippines.

Tropical Gardens of the Philippines

Tropical Gardens of the Philippines

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.

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Tropical Gardens of the Philippines
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Lily Gamboa O'Boyle, Elizabeth Reyes
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-13 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

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
Major Flowering Trees of Tropical Gardens
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: M. S. Swaminathan, S. L. Kochhar
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-23 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This comprehensive text on flowering trees of tropical gardens discusses some new species of trees, including Adansonia digitata, Monodora myristica, Flacourtia montana, Balanites aegyptiaca, Bursera serrata, Commiphora wightii and Semecarpus anacardium. The text covers more than 200 of the most striking and widespread trees alongside closely related genera and species
Barbados in bloom : [tropical gardens and plants]
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Derek St. Romaine
Categories: Gardens
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03 - Publisher: Miller Publishing Co. Ltd.

Books about Barbados in bloom : [tropical gardens and plants]
Tropical Gardens
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Manuela Roth
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Braun Publish,Csi

This publication allows readers to discover the stunning beauty of some of the most magnificent tropical gardens of the world.
Tropical Gardens
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Daan Smit, Nicky den Hartogh, Carolyn B. Mitchell
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Smithmark Pub

Provides glimpses of a wide variety of tropical plants.

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