Monday, January 31, 2011

BOOK REVIEW: Best Australian Gardens and Landscapes by Gary Takle

Title: Best Australian Gardens and Landscapes

Author: Gary Takle

Publisher: Think Publishing

RRP: $39.95

ISBN: 9780980831412

Release Date: Dec 2010



Best Australian Gardens and Landscapes is part of the Best Of' series filled with what is now' in Australian garden design. The book walks the reader through a selection of Australia's best backyards and gardens.

In these modern times, our homes are becoming our sanctuaries and Australians are spending more time and money on their personal dwelling spaces. Featuring informative editorial, this book instructs the reader on how they can achieve a result that says wow'! People within the pool and landscape industry and consumers alike will love this book.

Full colour photography throughout augments Gary Takle's insightful text. A great gift for anyone interested in Australian garden design.


Best Australian Gardens and Landscapes is part of the Best of Series that includes Best Australian Architecture, Best Australian Interiors and Australia’s Best Beach Houses. If you’ve seen any of these other publications you’ll know the high standard of photography and subjects to expect with this next volume.

This is the prestige version of the multitude of gardening shows that you find on the free to air channels on the TV. The immaculate and breathtaking landscaping and gardening contained in these photos are truly amazing. When you see the amount of time and money that some people invest in their gardens and yards you will turn green with envy.

Definitely worth keeping on the coffee table to kick start conversations next time you’ve got guests over.

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