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Elements of Planting Design Richard L. Austin

Elements of Planting Design

Richard L. Austin

Published November 22nd 2001
ISBN : 9780471398882
Paperback
192 pages
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Complete coverage of the art and science of planting design This comprehensive guide provides clear, step-by-stepinstructions for creating a planting composition, from preplanningand developing a preliminary design to implementing the final plan.ItMoreComplete coverage of the art and science of planting design This comprehensive guide provides clear, step-by-stepinstructions for creating a planting composition, from preplanningand developing a preliminary design to implementing the final plan.It enables designers to strike a balance between technicalissues-such as regional vegetation requirements, soil grade, and climate, noise, and erosion control-and aestheticconsiderations, including color, form, and seasonal variation.Generously illustrated with more than 300 line drawings andphotographs that reinforce and clarify the material in eachchapter, Elements of Planting Design: Offers a full overview of the ecology of planting designProvides in-depth information on plants as design elementsCovers planting design for large- and small-scale residentialand commercial sitesIncludes challenging study questions and sample projects