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, an internationally acclaimed photographer, lived and worked in Asia from 1973 until 2013. Among his many books on Asian culture are Tropical Asian Style, Thai Style, and Filipino Style .
"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