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The Thoughtful Gardener: An Intelligent Approach to Garden Design

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The most romantic creative person in garden design I know Piet OudolfJinnys genius is to marry a beautiful vision to an extraordinary empathy with the landscape into which that vision will fit resulting in a pastoral harmony second to none Victoria Lady Getty A prolific designer Jinny Blom embraces a widevariety of styles from formal walled gardens to contemporary installations What defines her work is her skill with plants and her ability to create a garden that responds to the history of the site and the wider landscape In this boo.

review The Thoughtful Gardener: An Intelligent Approach to Garden Design

K Jinny shares her insight into the creative process she has developed while designingthan gardens around the worldThe gardens Jinny creates are as different as their owners and their locations Small gardens are very intimate and have to work efficiently in order to be pleasing An Oxfordshire garden of rooms is constructed from nothing creating a new garden with an old soul There are modern takes on traditional forms But all these gardens share a commitment to beautiful craftsmanship and considered planting Structure and detail are i.

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Mportant and receive close attention The styles vary considerably logical calm beautiful romantic naturalistic formal sometimes spare but the principles remain firm Jinny designs for the long term with consideration for the environment these gardens are built to lastReflecting Jinnys highly individual character there is plenty of wit and uirkiness alongside the expert knowledge and it will appeal to the widest audience of garden lovers Thoughtful and beautiful yet practical and informative this book marries artistry with functionalit.

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  • The Thoughtful Gardener: An Intelligent Approach to Garden Design
  • Jinny Blom
  • English
  • 19 July 2019
  • 1910254592

About the Author: Jinny Blom

Jinny Blom is a leading garden designer who began her London based landscape design practice in 2000 Jinny works on a wide range of projects and has designed hundreds of gardens all over the world Her innovative and uniuely thoughtful work has been much lauded and featured in the press internationallyShe has designed four award winning gardens for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and was awarded the coveted gold medal in 2007 along with silver gilts in 2002 for her Healing Garden developed in collaboration with The Prince of Wales in 2006 for Laurent Perrier and in 2013 for her creation commissioned by Prince Harrys charity Sentebale The great granddaughter of an Impressionist painter Jinny had a Liberal Arts education in the UK She trained and practised as a transpersonal psychologist and psychotherapist working for many years in mental health In 1996 she chose to devote herself to her lifelong interest in natural landscapes and gardens She has been a columnist for The Times contributed regularly to radio and television worldwide and in 2002 won BBC Radio Broadcaster of the Year for her Radio 4 Womans Hour features Jinny has been nominated Woman of the Year an unprecedented three times in 2002 2007 and 2013 for her services to society including her role as Artist in Residence at Chelsea Westminster Hospital