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ANCIENT SECRETS FROM THE NORMAN CONQUEST TO THE RENNAISANCE. LOCATION, OWNERSHIP, PURPOSE, LAYOUT, FASHIONS, WORKMANSHIP OF ENGLISH GARDENS. INFIRMARY GARDENS.HERBARIUMS,KITCHEN GARDENS,ORCHARDS ,VINYARDS AND BEEHIVES . DISCOVER TRADITIONAL SECRETS FOR THIS CONSERVATION AGE.
The ultimate celebration of the world's most gorgeous gardens - now with a fresh, new look This internationally bestselling inspirational resource for garden lovers and designers sports a gorgeous new cover design - bringing the book's winning blend of authority and visual appeal to a wider-than-ever audience. The Gardener's Garden spans seven centuries to spotlight more than 250 of the globe's finest permanent gardens by leading garden designers, horticulturalists, and landscape architects, brought to life via more than 1,000 sumptuous photographs and in descriptive texts by leading garden writers.
Find your route to a more sustainable lifestyle with Dick Strawbridge, of Channel 4's Escape to the Chateau, and his son James. No matter who we are or where we live, we can all take steps to reduce our carbon footprint. For some, that might mean upping sticks and living off the land. For the rest of us, the reality might involve smaller, but no less important, lifestyle changes: cutting back on plastic or food waste, foraging wild produce, growing a few vegetables, making your own plant-based milks, or keeping a chicken or two. Dick and James Strawbridge know what it's like to make these changes. Between them, they've lived on a smallholding, in a terraced house, and even a chateau. In this updated edition of Practical Self-sufficiency they share everything they've learned, and give you the tools you need for a more rewarding and environmentally conscious life.
The Most Extraordinary Garden You've Never Heard Of In 1899, headline-grabbing New York attorney Samuel Untermyer purchased Greystone, a sizable estate on the banks of the Hudson River. By 1939, he had turned the grounds into one of the most extravagant gardens in the world. Less than three decades later, the property had fallen into neglect and disrepair. Today, Untermyer's gardens are being restored and the splendor is slowly taking shape again. In Paradise on the Hudson, Caroline Seebohm tells the dazzling story of one man's obsession and the role of passion in both creating and rescuing one of America's greatest gardening achievements. Seebohm reveals surprising details of the garden in its heyday and the twisting turns of the estate's fate. Then, coming full circle, the book highlights the heroic efforts of the Untermyer Gardens Conservancy to beautifully restore this important garden, ensuring its lasting place in American garden history.
In this definitive guide, Alan Titchmarsh addresses key problem areas and provides easy-to-follow guidance on how to protect precious plants. Encouraging gardeners to create healthy ecosystems, Alan talks through the techniques to deal with harmful pests, weeds, diseases and disorders and suggests preventative measures to ensure happy, disease-resistant plants. * Directory of pests and problems with over 200 colour illustrations * Good gardening techniques for preventing disorders * How to select the right plants for the right conditions * Advice on chemical versus nonchemical treatments * Instructions for tackling problems in lawns and borders
Britain's favourite gardener Alan Titchmarsh has also been the most popular contributor to Gardeners' World magazine for the last twenty years. This collection of his very best columns, demonstrates just why he is regularly voted the readers' favourite. His brilliant writings are, in turn, practical - just how far back should we prune our roses? - opinionated - I always rail at people who go out on a Sunday afternoon to tidy their gardens. I mean, a garden is not a sock drawer - cheeky - I have a theory that gardeners grow to look like their soil and wistful - You've got to be a bit of a dreamer to get the most out of your garden. So lay down your trowel, take off your wellies, sit back and enjoy a bit of quintessential Titchmarsh.