Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

    Landscape of Dreams

    By Julian Bannerman

    Hardback Save £17.54 = £32.46

    The long-awaited first book by "the Bonnie and Clyde of garden design"

    A Cultural History of Gardens in Antiquity

    Paperback Save £3.79 = £21.20

    The history of gardens in antiquity is characterized by a rich mix of cultures interacting throughout Europe, Africa and Asia. This period - from the sixth century BCE to the sixth century CE - was foundational to the later periods of garden history. The emergence of advanced horticultural techniques, sustained...

    Cultural History of Gardens in the Renaissance

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    The history of the garden in the Renaissance, traced from the late fourteenth century in Italy to the death of Andre Le Notre in 1700 in France, is a story both of dynamism and codification. The period saw the emergence of what would become archetypal elements of the formal garden...

    Cultural History of Gardens in the Medieval Age

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    The Middle Ages was a time of great upheaval - the period between the seventh and fourteenth centuries saw great social, political and economic change. The radically distinct cultures of the Christian West, Byzantium, Persian-influenced Islam, and al-Andalus resulted in different responses to the garden arts of antiquity and different...

    Cultural History of Gardens

    Hardback £102.46

    The definitive overview on gardens through history, A Cultural History of Gardens covers 2,500 years of gardens as physical, social and artistic spaces.

    Monet'S Garden

    By Vivian Russell

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    A behind-the-scenes look at the history of Claude Monet's garden at Giverny in France which links the world of Monet the artist with Monet the gardener, in a new paperback format.

    Botanist's Vocabulary

    By Susan K. Pell

    Hardback Save £4.74 = £13.25

    A Botanist's Vocabulary gives gardeners and naturalists a better understanding of what they see and a way to categorize and organize the natural world in which they are so intimately involved. The simple language and detailed illustrations make this the perfect guide for anyone looking for a deeper appreciation of...

    People's Gardener

    By Jim Buttress

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    With an introduction by Alan Titchmarsh, The People's Gardener is an inspiring memoir by top gardening judge Jim Buttress, that will amuse and enthral gardeners everywhere. As a judge at the RHS, Jim Buttress presides over the country's favourite flower shows, including Chelsea and Hampton Court. He also judged the...

    We Made a Garden

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Margery Fish's classic book on creating East Lambrook Manor garden from scratch. A great read for a gardening how-to book.

    Country Style Gardens

    Paperback £14.46

    A gorgeous book featuring very best Australian country gardens, drawn from the pages of Australia's favourite magazine, Country Style. Join us as we visit some of Australia's most thoughtful and inspiring gardens - and meet the passionate people behind them - in this beautifully curated collection from the pages of...

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