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Dream Gardens of England 100 Inspirational Gardens by Barbara Baker

Dream Gardens of England 100 Inspirational Gardens


Dream Gardens of England 100 Inspirational Gardens by Barbara Baker

The perfect companion to Merrell's bestselling Dream Gardens (Sunday Times Gardening Book of the Year), Dream Gardens of England is a beautifully designed sourcebook of 100 gardens of all styles in all parts of the country. It presents a wonderful variety of garden-design ideas, ranging from modern sophistication to lush romanticism, and from small city plots to large gardens in breathtaking rural locations. Each garden is photographed to show all its key features and essential details, while concise descriptions offer a rare insight into the aims and achievements of some of today's leading gardeners. With captions identifying the plants depicted, this book is an invaluable source of information and inspiration.


It would be hard not to find something to stir the soul in Dream Gardens of England ... Not only are the gorgeous high points of summer celebrated in gardens both open to the public and behind closed gates, but the team also captures the quirky and the seemingly ordinary - SUNDAY TIMES Exquisite and highly enjoyable - ENGLISH GARDEN This inspirational work is worthy of the highest recommendation to all gardeners. - CHICAGO BOTANIC GARDEN

About the Author

Barbara Baker is a writer and keen gardener. She is the author of Why We Garden: Stories of a British Obsession (1998). Jerry Harpur and Marcus Harpur of Harpur Garden Images, based in Essex, are critically acclaimed photographers whose work appears in many books, magazines and newspapers. Jerry was awarded the Garden Writers' Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.

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Publication date

20th April 2010


Barbara Baker

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Merrell Publishers Ltd


351 pages


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