First published in 1996, this Pimpernel Classic edition has been completely redesigned and includes a new foreword by Andrew Lawson. Using his artist’s eye and scientist’s training, distinguished garden photographer and writer Andrew Lawson shines a new light on using colour in the garden. This book shows myriad ways to put colours together, and demonstrates the extraordinary power of colour to change the sense of space, to suggest coolness or warmth and to evoke different moods. The basis of creating harmonizing and contrasting schemes is explained and illustrated with dramatic examples. All the major schemes are supported by keyline drawings giving full planting details. In addition, illustrated plant directories, arranged by colour and flowering season, provide cultivation details for over 850 plants, enabling you to assemble the right plants for your chosen scheme and to carry that scheme through the year.
|Dimensions||170 × 230 mm|
Andrew Lawson is one of the world's leading garden photographers, a painter, a passionate and knowledgeable gardener and an engaging garden writer. He is the author of six successful books including Plants for All Seasons (Frances Lincoln, 1992). In 1993 he was awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Gold Medal for Photographers.