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“ByDesign” ABC Radio National – 12 October 2011

(Presenter: Alan Saunders)

Today, we meet Paul Bangay, one of Australia’s most acclaimed landscape designers. He’s a busy man: his life is divided between Australian and overseas commissions and his own garden in Daylesford in Victoria. He has a new book out, Paul Bangay’s Guide to Plants.

He talks about his love of geometric perfection, his use of ornaments, the inspiration of Andre Le Notre, who designed the garden of the Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte in 1657 and went on to work on the gardens at the Palace of Versailles, and whether there is an Australian style in gardens.

Listen online at www.abc.net.au

“Mornings” ABC Classic FM – 2 November 2011

(Presenter: Margaret Throsby)

Paul Bangay has designed gardens in homes across Australia and internationally. His latest book is “Paul Bangay’s Guide to Plants” (Penguin Australia, October 2011).

Listen online at www.abc.net.au