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Plants for small spaces, indoors and out

Jason Chongue



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Hardie Grant Books
01 December 2019
In Green, Jason Chongue explains and simplifies how to curate and look after plants in small urban spaces. He provides a practical and personal guide to creating urban gardens and styling with plants, perfect for a range of environments and climates, inside or out. From balconies, porches, courtyards and small backyards to entryways, offices and living spaces, this 'how to' guide is an approachable resource for gardeners of all types. Chapters cover understanding your climate, a plant maintenance calendar, curating a range of spaces and appreciating plants in public spaces, as well as quick tips for styling and plant care. Jason also invites 'Plant People' across the globe to provide an insight into how people are inspired by nature. Green is the perfect guide to small-space gardening, beautifully photographed and illustrated, and will help you transform your indoor and outdoor spaces into a lush, healthy oasis in no time.
By:   Jason Chongue
Imprint:   Hardie Grant Books
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 240mm,  Width: 190mm, 
Weight:   690g
ISBN:   9781743795545
ISBN 10:   1743795548
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   01 December 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jason Chongue is the Creative Director of Melbourne-based design studio and store The Plant Society (www.theplantsociety.com.au/ @theplantsocietyau). After having gained a wealth of experience working as a Melbourne-based architect and interior designer, Jason merged his passion for plants and design by establishing The Plant Society in 2016, focussing on designing with plants in small urban spaces. Together with his partner, Nathan Smith, Jason leads and mentors a growing team at The Plant Society in their Melbourne and Sydney studios and stores. Jason and Nathan are involved in a vast range of plant projects across Australia, promoting positive and open conversations about gardening and greenery, not only indoors, but in compact outdoor environments. Their focus on community and honest relationships has seen them work with various brands and in unique spaces, both designing with and looking after plants on a regular basis. Since being established, The Plant Society has grown exponentially and has attracted a loyal following in Australia and globally. Jason regularly travels internationally to pass on his knowledge to aspiring plant enthusiasts in plant workshops.

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