Fundamentals of Garden Designing: A Colour Encyclopedia

by Rup Kumar Roy
ISBN: 9789381450307 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 712 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2013
Length: 191 mm | Breadth: 46.6 mm | Height: 235 mm
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This perplexity of common people inspired me to record technical information in concise way on garden designing in the form of this book.

The main purpose is to provide basic information on design, features, plants, maintenance and how to combine these in the form of gardens. The way these have been illustrated with examples, photographs and list of plants for each feature will certainly help all for finalizing various issues of garden developments.

Students of ornamental horticulture and researchers will find s on historical aspects, principles and various styles of garden designing of the world supported with relevant reference for further studies. Amateur garden lovers and house owners who like to do designing, selection of plants for their own garden, will find the practical guidelines contained in the book most useful. Professionals, who are associated with designing and development of gardens, will find complete guidelines in the form of designs, features, plants and maintenance of specialized gardens to fulfill the requirements of various situations like factories, temples, avenues, airports, home etc.

Those who like to get the garden development job thorough agencies / landscape contractors will find relevant information in the appendix. Even sources of supplies in different region have been provided for facilitating procurement of plant and sundries. By that way, the book will serve as a complete guide for those who are in need of technical information on garden development.

Rup Kumar Roy started his carrier with The Agricultural–Horticultural Society of India, Alipore, Kolkata in 1983 as Asstt. Secretary and Horticulturist. He joined Botanic Garden, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow in 1989 as Scientist and still continuing as Principal Scientist.

01. Introduction 02. History of Gardening in India 03. Principles of Garden Designing 04. Different Styles of Garden Designing 05. Planning a Garden 06. Features and Structures 07. Lawn 08. Plants for the Garden 09. Ornamental Shrubs 10. Ornamental Climbers 11. Ornamental Annuals 12. House Plants 13. Bougainvilleas 14. Chrysanthemums 15. Coleus 16. Rose 17. Hedge, Edge and Topiary 18. Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plants 19. Cacti and Succulents 20. Bonsai 21. Dahlia 22. Cycads 23. Rock Garden and Pool 24. Designing of Specialized Gardens 25. Factory Garden 26. Institutional Gardens 27. Park 28. Airport Garden 29. Vertical Gardening 30. Temple, Mosque and Shrine Garden 31. Roof Garden 32. Roadside Gardens, Traffic Islands, Central Verge 33. Garden for the Visually Impaired and Disabled 34. Floral Decoration 35. Maintenance Calender of the Garden

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