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The Gardener's Garden

Wydawnictwo: Phaidon
Dostępność:
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269,00 zł

ISBN 9780714867472

Oprawa: Hardback, Format: 32x27 cm, Stron: 480,  1200 Ilustrations, 2014 r.


The inspirational resource for all garden designers, both amateur and professional. The ultimate garden book - both a collection of gardens from around the world and a resource for those seeking inspiration on garden design and planting. 


Featuring over 250 permanent gardens by leading garden designers, horticulturalists and landscape architects, from the 14th century to the present day, and covering all key types and styles of garden, this well-illustrated compendium combines images, text, key information and captions for each of the featured gardens, appealing to both amateur and professional gardeners, as well as garden designers. 

Informative summary texts explaining each garden and its design and planting features are written by leading garden and horticultural experts, incling Edwinna von Baeyer, Ruth Chivers, Noel Kingsbury, Jill Raggett, Christine Reid and Lindsey Taylor. Featured gardens incle Madison Cox’s Ain Kassimou garden in Morocco, the High Line urban greenspace in New York, Japan’s serene moss garden 'Saiho-ji', and the iconic potager and Renaissance garden Villandry in France.

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS 

The featured gardens have been selected by an international panel of experts, incling Ravindra Bhan (India), Madison Cox (USA), Toby Musgrave (UK/Denmark), Bill Noble (USA), Dan Pearson (UK) and Made Wijaya (Bali).

"A sensational collection of the world’s greatest gardens. Mouthwatering!" Alan Titchmarsh 

"Weighty and wonderful, this lavishly illustrated new book will make a handsome gift for the dedicated gardener in your life (or for yourself)" The American Gardener 

"If you are looking for a special Christmas present then 'The Gardener’s Garden' is one book you might like to consider. … a very useful reference work as well as acting as a guide for future garden expeditions" Reckless Gardener 

Reviews:

"The Gardener's Garden is a sprawling worldwide compendium of more than 250 great gardens. This is smorgasbord of a book, a platter offering delights to tease the palate."—The New York Times Book Review

"The lush foliage captured here is anything but garden variety."—Entertainment Weekly

"Weighty and wonderful, this lavishly illustrated new book will make a handsome gift for the dedicated gardener in your life (or for yourself)."—The American Gardener, the magazine of The American Horticultural Society

"Sumptuous."—Daily Telegraph

"Horticultural eye candy."—Globe & Mail

"This is a book that anyone can read and reread, and each time it will provide fresh inspiration."—American Gardener

"The book’s bare-bones design allows the gardens to speak for themselves, and the layout, arranged by region and country, visually builds a narrative of core historical and influential trends common to the respective countries."—American Society of Landscape Architects Landscape Magazine

"This monster book features a dizzying range of garden styles and designs. It is virtually eight pounds of horticultural caviar, an embarrass de richesses."—The Garden Conservancy

"Many publications have claimed to be the ultimate garden book. This new global survey of gardens may have actually achieved that distinction."—Garden Design

"More than 250 stunning gardens by the world’s top landscape designers, past and present, are collected in this comprehensive and informative – not to mention gorgeous – coffee-table book."—Martha Stewart Living

"Passionate gardeners will want to read and reread... It’s a big investment, but one will pay off with years of pleasure."—New York Journal of Books