Gardens (descriptions, history etc)


    Hardback £26.46

    Gardens harness, enhance and revere the power of the earth; to enjoy one is to experience the most harmonious collaboration between man and nature. Each space is unique and a product of their individual climate and environment. A garden also reflects the history, culture, and architecture of the society that...

    Botanic Gardens

    By Sarah Rutherford

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    Across the world hundreds of botanic gardens combine scientific research, conservation and beauty with public access, with Kew Gardens alone attracting around one million visitors a year. The author explains the gardens' design and architecture, the personalities and institutions associated with them, and their role in research and conservation.

    Women, Modernity, and Landscape Architecture

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    Modernity was critically important to the formation and evolution of landscape architecture, yet its histories in the discipline are still being written. This book looks closely at the work and influences of some of the least studied figures of the era: established and less well-known female landscape architects who pursued...

    Secret Gardens of the Cotswolds

    By Victoria Summerley

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    A captivating portrait of the greatest British gardens and the lords, ladies and gardeners who own and manage them.

    Rich Spot of Earth

    By Peter J. Hatch

    Paperback £19.46

    A gorgeous volume showcasing Thomas Jefferson's amazing vegetable garden, its uniquely American characteristics, and its legacy

    Miscellany for Garden-Lovers

    By David R. Squire

    Hardback £8.45

    A beautiful gift book filled with charming illustrationgs, A Miscellany for Garden-Lovers will take you through the facts and folklore of gardening.

    The Japanese Tea Garden

    By Marc Peter Keane

    Paperback £31.62

    "Impeccably written, erudite ... likely to remain the standard work on the subject."--Kyoto Journal

    RHS The Urban Gardener

    By Matt James

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    Matt James, 'the city gardener', shares his planting tips in this approachable, practical guide to making the most of an urban garden.

    One Hundred Years in the Huntington's Japanese Garden

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    Explores the garden's history, from its development for the Huntington estate as a display of fashionable, cultivated taste, to its quiet deterioration and neglect during World War II, to its resurgence in the 1950s as a showcase for Japanese culture and garden arts.

    British Gardens: History, philosophy and design

    By Tom Turner

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    Garden design began in West Asia and spread through Europe. This book tells how, in the British Isles, it flourished to an extraordinary degree. Following the historical method in Tom Turner's books on Asian gardens 2010 and European gardens 2011, it uses almost 1000 colour photographs, plans and style diagrams...

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