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Gardens (descriptions, history etc) books

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Hortus Mirabilis Journey to Padua and the World's Oldest Botanical Garden by University Padua Hortus Mirabilis Journey to Padua and the World's Oldest Botanical Garden

Combining historical appeal and the magic of nature, this book offers a fascinating look at one of the oldest and most important gardens, its existence having made a profound contribution to modern science.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Secret Gardens of East Anglia by Barbara Segall Secret Gardens of East Anglia

In Secret Gardens of East Anglia, Suffolk-gardening author Barbara Segall and award-winning photographer Marcus Harpur capture 22 of the most interesting, inspirational and photogenic gardens of Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex in this attractive format, following the best-selling success of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

Responsive Landscapes Strategies for Responsive Technologies in Landscape Architecture by Bradley E. Cantrell Responsive Landscapes Strategies for Responsive Technologies in Landscape Architecture

The sensing, processing, and visualizing that are currently in development within the environment boldly change the ways design and maintenance of landscapes are perceived and conceptualised. This is the first book to rationalize interactive architecture and responsive technologies through the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Strategies for Landscape Representation Digital and Analogue Techniques by Paul Cureton Strategies for Landscape Representation Digital and Analogue Techniques

Strategies for Landscape Representation discusses a variety of digital and analogue production techniques for the representation of landscape at multiple scales. Careful consideration is required to represent time, and to ensure accuracy of representation and evaluation in the landscape. Written...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy by Marc Treib, Professor Luigi Latini Pietro Porcinai and the Landscape of Modern Italy
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Born in Florence in 1910, Pietro Porcinai grew up on the classic grounds of the Villa Gamberaia in Settignano where his father served as head gardener. Although he studied agriculture in college, Porcinai's true interest lay in the landscape architecture...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/07/2017

National Trust Tour of Britain by Anna Groves National Trust Tour of Britain

The tour starts in the Midlands, then we travel through England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, discovering spectacular and iconic landscapes; perfect beaches, dramatic hills, peaceful wood and precious wildlife reserves. Explore breathtaking and historic properties--country houses, castles, cottages, quirky...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

London's Royal Parks The Postcard Collection by Paul Rabbitts London's Royal Parks The Postcard Collection

Beautiful old postcards capture London's Royal Parks in all their former glory.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

The Kitchen Garden by Caroline Ikin The Kitchen Garden

The kitchen garden was once a key part of every large country home, and they are now popular destinations for visitors. This is the history of the British kitchen garden and those who tended it.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Coming Soon

Winter Gardens Reinventing the Season by Cedric Pollet Winter Gardens Reinventing the Season

An inspirational reference book which visits twenty of the most beautiful winter gardens in Britain and France before detailing over 300 plants and species you can use to transform your garden in this most underappreciated season.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

The Mid-Century Modern Garden Capturing the Classic Style by Ethne Clarke The Mid-Century Modern Garden Capturing the Classic Style

A lavishly illustrated exploration of mid-century modern landscaping as it first appeared during the interwar period and as it has come to be interpreted today, with detailed advice on how readers can achieve the style for themselves.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Principles of Horticulture: Level 3 by Charles Adams Principles of Horticulture: Level 3

This colourful guide will explain the fundamentals of growing plants, whether you are taking a Level 3 RHS, City and Guilds or Edexcel course, are a grower or gardener in the industry, or are just a keen amateur. Written in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Dreamscapes Inspiration and Beauty in Gardens Near and Far by Claire Takacs Dreamscapes Inspiration and Beauty in Gardens Near and Far

Dreamscapes is a stunning collection of over fifty of the world's most beautiful gardens from across the globe, photographed by internationally renowned and awarded photographer Claire Takacs. Dreamscapes includes many gardens designed by famous designers such as Piet Oudolf, Paul...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Japanese Garden by Sophie Walker The Japanese Garden

An in-depth exploration spanning 800 years of the art, essence, and enduring impact of the Japanese garden
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

English Garden by Ursula Buchan, Andrew Lawson English Garden
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A revised edition of the best-selling classic exploring the English garden, engagingly narrated, illustrated by over 350 colour photographs: armchair garden-visiting at its best.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Secret Gardeners Britain's Creatives Reveal Their Private Sanctuaries by The Secret Gardeners Britain's Creatives Reveal Their Private Sanctuaries

A captivating photographic portrait of twenty-five gardens by the UKs foremost creative talents, including world-renowned artists, musicians, actors, writers, producers and designers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Most Glorious Prospect by Bettina Harden The Most Glorious Prospect


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Topiary, Knots and Parterres by Caroline Foley Topiary, Knots and Parterres

Topiary, knots and parterres come in many guises, from the grand and imposing to the humble and folksy. In this book Caroline Foley ? with the aid of diarists, writers, wits, designers, gardeners and garden owners ? traces their story...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

Making for Home A Tale of the Scottish Borders by Alan Tait, Andrea Jones Making for Home A Tale of the Scottish Borders
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As a child living in a bleak coastal village on the Solway Firth during World War 2, Alan Tait's Dr Barnardo's papier mache collection box, with its thatched roof and chimney, represented a different world, a bright and safe one,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

Garden at War Deception, Craft and Reason at Stowe by Joseph Black Garden at War Deception, Craft and Reason at Stowe

At Stowe, 250 acres of parkland off er a complex web of views, pathways, statues, inscriptions, urns and ideas. Unlike its French fl oricultural precursors, Stowe presents sudden shifts of scene, abrupt revelations, as well as spots at which to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

111 Gardens in London That You Shouldn't Miss by Kirstin von Glasow 111 Gardens in London That You Shouldn't Miss

The ultimate insider's garden guide to London, an extension of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Japanese Zen Gardens by Yoko Kawaguchi, Alex Ramsay Japanese Zen Gardens
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'Beautifully illustrated, packed with fascinating insights' Robin Lane Fox in the Financial Times A new handbook-sized edition of Japanese Zen Gardens. Japan's iconic zen gardens are revealed in Alex Ramsay's specially commissioned photographs and their history and meaning is explored...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

The Golden Age of the Garden A Miscellany by Claire Cock-Starkey The Golden Age of the Garden A Miscellany

A treasure trove of writing that charts the unfolding of our national obsession
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2017

The Cruden Farm Garden Diaries by Michael Morrison, Lisa Clausen The Cruden Farm Garden Diaries
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Cruden Farm was given to the late Dame Elisabeth Murdoch in 1928 as a wedding present from her husband Sir Keith Murdoch. The farm at Langwarrin, about 50 kilometres south-east of Melbourne, was a place she cherished throughout her long...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny by Adrien Goetz, Hugues R. Gall A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny
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Format: Hardback - Released: 13/04/2017

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