The Garden: An English Love Affair: One Thousand Years of Gardening

The Garden: An English Love Affair: One Thousand Years of Gardening

by Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

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Overview

Join a landscape architect on a trip through time to study the complex, exciting story of English gardening. Explore how garden styles, from medieval times on, have reflected political, economic, social, and cultural life and values. Examine the gardens of cottages and mansions and those in the country and the city. Investigate the influence of technological advances such as the greenhouse, lawn mower, and plant hybridization. Glorious color photographs of exquisite gardens, illuminated manuscript pages, and other artworks abound.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841882277
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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