"This book features 42 gorgeous, abundant tropical gardens around Manila and its suburbs. The photographs of lush tropical foliage and rich colors of the flowers are almost real enough to touch."—Chicago Botanic Garden
"Intended for "gardening enthusiasts," the full-color photos throughout this large-format book may inspire designers working in tropical settings. Brief text describes the landscapes, mostly residential, but the photos are the draw here for landscape architects."—Landscape Architecture Magazine
About the Author
Lily Gamboa O'Boyle is an accomplished home entertainer and avid gardener originally from the Philippines where she distinguished herself as an actress. She is the author of Philippine Hospitality, Pacific Crossings and In the Gardens of the Philippines.
Elizabeth Reyes is a travel, arts and feature writer for various Asian magazines and the author of many books on Philippine design and architecture, including her groundbreaking Filipino Style.
Luca Invernizzi Tettoni is well-known for his photographs in Balinese Gardens, Thai Garden Style and The Tropical Garden, among others. His work has also appeared in numerous magazines throughout the world. He currently lives in Singapore.