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Create a Mediterranean Garden

By Pattie Barron

Create a Mediterranean Garden full of glorious color and scent, with vivid flowers and foliage, and aromatic herbs - the perfect outdoor living room.


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Designing and Creating a Mediterranean Garden

By Freda Cox 

How often have you wished you could create a little corner of the Mediterranean in your own garden? Or wished that you could cut back on the time-consuming chore of watering? Or thought about growing Mediterranean plants but feared they couldn’t survive in a cooler, less hospitable climate? By following the advice in this photo-filled guide, you can achieve all this and more. Designing and Creating a Mediterranean Garden takes you from the planning stages, through dealing with lawns, patios, and terraces, to landscaping and adding those touches of style from Italy, France, Greece, or Spain. This is an outstanding guide, featuring an A-Z of plants, a wealth of expert advice, and 400 color photos and drawings.



The Mediterranean Gardener

By H. Latymer

A practical guide to gardening in a Mediterranean climate, packed with information on garden design, plant choice and cultivation. The author's long experience has enabled him to build up a store of knowledge on the subject.



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Mediterranean Gardens

By Jean Mus 

Celebrated landscape architect Jean Mus designs gardens that reflect his extraordinary abilities as both an artist and a horticulturalist. Mus's lavish installations display a rich spectrum of Mediterranean influences, incorporating pottery, slate walkways, sleek water channels, and Mediterranean flora. In Mediterranean Gardens, Mus invites the reader to explore twenty of the exclusive gardens that have made him famous. Dane McDowell guides us across the artist's verdant landscapes throughout southern France and into Greece and Portugal. She divulges the stories behind Mus's gardens and peppers the text with technical and reflective anecdotes from the designer himself. The sublime photographs of Vincent Motte provide inspiration to gardeners, Mediterranean buffs, and landscape designers alike.


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Private Gardens of the Mediterranean

By Jean Mus 

This volume offers rare access into the most beautiful and unique gardens in the Mediterranean region designed by renowned landscape architect Jean Mus. From lush coastal estates or peaceful countryside havens to green oases amid the hustle and bustle of the city, celebrated landscape architect Jean Mus’s lavish gardens—whether perched above the sea or nestling in the heart of a town—are always perfectly integrated into the surrounding environment and incorporate a rich spectrum of Mediterranean influences, including pottery, slate walkways, sleek water channels, and regional flora.