The Art of the Islamic Garden

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Remember, don't combine too many themes in a small backyard - you don't have the space to transition as in a larger yard, so they will clash and look awful. I wonder if it is an outward sign of an impossibility that we expect of ourselves and others around us. Australian gardens have a certain feel, a sense of place, and there are many elements that help evoke this sense of place. Some people like to see things balanced, giving a feeling of stability and order.

Pages: 208

Publisher: Crowood Press; Reprint edition (May 1, 2011)

ISBN: 1847972047

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