Fundamentals of Garden Designing: A Colour Encyclopedia

authored by: Rup Kumar Roy
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ISBN: 9789381450307 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 682 | Language: English | Copyright: 2013
Length: 191 mm | Breadth: 46.6 mm | Height: 235 mm | Imprint: NIPA | Weight: 2265 GMS
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garden design, technical information, features, plants, maintenance, incorporation, examples, photographs, ornamental horticulture, historical aspects, principles, styles, amateur garden enthusiasts, professionals, specialized gardens, agencies, landscape contractors, supplies, procurement

This publication is designed to provide a comprehensive guide to technical information on garden design. It offers fundamental information on design, features, plants, and maintenance, as well as how to incorporate these elements into garden designs. The book is illustrated with examples, photographs, and a list of plants for each feature, making it a useful resource for addressing various issues related to garden development.

Students of ornamental horticulture and researchers will find valuable information on the historical aspects, principles, and various styles of garden design from around the world, supported by relevant references for further study. Amateur garden enthusiasts and homeowners who enjoy designing and selecting plants for their own gardens will find the practical guidelines contained in the book most useful. Professionals involved in the design and development of gardens, such as those for factories, temples, avenues, airports, and homes, will find complete guidelines in the form of designs, features, plants, and maintenance of specialized gardens to fulfill the requirements of various situations.

The book also includes information for those who wish to obtain garden development services through agencies or landscape contractors, as well as sources of supplies in different regions to facilitate the procurement of plants and sundries. As such, it serves as a comprehensive guide for those 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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