Showing a wide spectrum of West Indies gardens, from a tiny garden in an urban backyard to spectacular places designed by renowned landscapers, this book provides a fascination and passion for tropical gardening with a lively touch and detailed research. The texts are lightly translated to French, making it a bilingual book for a wider Audience. The gardens on display here includes the Montreal Gardens on St. Vincent, Diamond Gardens on St. Lucia, and Hunte's Gardens on Barbados. The final chapter demonstrates ideas for flower arrangements using tropical flowers and step-by-step instructions of three flower arrangements done by fine flower designers from Grenada, with their original comments.
Margaret Gajek has a degree in art history and has worked as a researcher in that field, cataloging heritage architectural treasures, writing articles, and giving lectures. Derek Galon has been winning awards and exhibiting works of photography since he was in his teens, has worked as a musician and graphic designer, and is the author of The Savvy Way to Successful Website Promotion. They both live in Victoria, British Columbia.