The Harmonious Garden

The Harmonious Garden - Gardening Book

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The Harmonious Garden
Color, Form and Texture

304 pages, 7 3/8 x 10 3/8; full-color photographs, b&w illustrations.
Editor: Catherine Zeigler

This uniquely practical guide tells how to compose satisfying plant arrangements by balancing textures and forms along with color values. The author’s 16-color wheel encourages a greater sensitivity to subtleties of hue and tint. Full-color photographs illustrate each composition, and the author discusses the key principles underlying each design.

About the Author
Catherine Ziegler practiced landscape design for eighteen years. She received many design awards for her work, and her projects were featured in major landscape architectural magazines. From 1986 to 1996 she was an instructor in the landscape design program at the New York Botanical Garden. Ms. Ziegler has earned a master's degree in social and cultural anthropology and is currently writing a Ph.D. dissertation about the global cut flower industry. She has two daughters and lives with her husband in Bedford, New York.

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