The Story of Gardening

A Cultural History of Famous Gardens from Around the World
Penelope Hobhouse with Ambra Edwards

Description

From the cooling fountains of the Alhambra to the imposing palace grounds of Chinese emperors and the clean lines of the formal French parterre, this updated and revised edition of a gardening classic charts the fascinating evolution of gardening over thousands of years, bringing to life the world's most beautiful and magnificent gardens.

The Story of Gardening explains the origins of the most influential gardening styles. Acclaimed garden designer and plantswoman Penelope Hobhouse draws on her extensive experience and shows you how an appreciation of style and techniques from all over the world helps us to understand how modern gardens have developed.

Unrivalled in its coverage and written with the author's characteristic clarity and authority, this exceptional book is guaranteed to appeal to gardening enthusiasts or all ages and levels of expertise.

Details

  • Format
    Hardback
  • Pages
    480
  • Size
    265 x 250mm
  • Publisher
    Anova
  • ISBN
    9781911595748
Status
Order now for delivery in 10 to 14 days
Stock Code
190885
Our Price
$59.99