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.
Jason Chongue is a Melbourne-based architect, interior designer and plant cultivator. Jason is one half of The Plant Society, an online social network for gardeners, offering information on greenery and plants for sale. Jason's mammoth plant collection and unique interiors have been featured in The Design Files, Sunday Life, Sydney Morning Herald, Homelife magazine, Gardening Australia and on ABC's Radio National. He has also been noted by Nine News as a must-follow plant-obsessed Instagram account and was counted in Designsponge's list of 10 must-follow Instagrammers from Australia and New Zealand.
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Author: Jason Chongue