Olivier Filippi is a nurseryman and ecologist who specializes in dry region plants. Over 25 years, his pioneering plant research has taken him all over the world (California, South Africa, Chile, Australia) and led to a palette of Mediterranean plants that thrive in tough conditions. He grows plants for the world's leading garden designers including James Basson whose RHS Chelsea Flower Show design won gold in 2017. This is Olivier Filippi's third book.
This gorgeously illustrated book is a revolt against the dreary uniformity of expansive lawns in deference to natural sustainable landscapes. . . . A comprehensive and indispensable resource that will surprise and delight the courageous gardener who is looking to maximize beauty and minimize upkeep. --Publishers Weekly on Planting Design for Dry Gardens Attractive, comprehensive. . . Will be savored by gardeners living in Mediterranean-type climates. --Library Journal on Planting Design for Dry Gardens