By Jamie Durie
Allen & Unwin 2002
stunning collection of unique gardens, Patio is 200 pages of
inspiration and a hint of DIY, with a very personal touch from Jamie
pick of gardens spans from magnificent landscapes on a grand scale
overlooking Sydney harbour to inner-city courtyards and balconies. The
selection is inspired by Jamie’s award-winning design business, through
which he creates elegant, one-off designs throughout the world.
book of ideas is illustrated with over 180 gorgeous colour photographs
as well as plans and sketches. Jamie walks the reader through each
garden, with a discussion of its inspiration and all its
elements – water, plants, lighting and much more. He also provides design
and horticultural tips to help you create what you see on the page in
your own backyard, offering an intimate insight into his personal
favourites and obsessions.