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By Bill Terry,Rosemary Bates

You may well by no means examine a backyard within the comparable manner back. even though no longer a “how-to” booklet, Beauty by way of Design is a treasure trove of principles and attraction for professional gardeners and newcomers alike. 11 encouraged artists of the backyard percentage their tales, their secrets and techniques, and their ardour for gardening. panorama is the canvas. Foliage, vegetation, rocks, water, and different bounties of nature are the fabrics. With vegetation, items, artwork, and artifice, they carry magical areas, interact our senses, and summon forth natural delight.

Travel with invoice Terry and Rosemary Bates to those detailed areas at the Pacific Northwest coast. stopover at Dan Hinkley’s enchanted backyard, perched above the shore of Puget Sound in Washington nation. nearby, attractiveness explodes in a mundane paradise created by way of sculptors George and David Lewis and in Linda Cochran’s lovely backyard of exotics. move the Strait of Juan de Fuca to Vancouver Island and potter Robin Hopper’s “Anglojapanadian” forest wonderland. benefit from the sophisticated mixing of texture and color in painter Eva Diener’s Sunshine Coast botanical backyard. respect the genius of Robert and Birgit Bateman’s inspiring area on Salt Spring Island, Des and Sandy Kennedy’s fairy-tale woodland condominium and backyard on Denman Island, and Kathy Leishman’s backyard of refinement for all seasons on Bowen Island. In downtown Vancouver, Glen Patterson indulges his ardour for alpines and conifers in his spectacular third-storey roof backyard. in different places within the urban, Pam Frost’s eye for color and association transports the viewer out of the city into the chic, whereas at the Saanich Peninsula, writers Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane converse with love and eloquence in their backyard, and in verse, too.

Accompanied by means of breathtaking photos, those gardeners and their tales will encourage all who like to paint with plants.

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