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Ten years ago Dan Pearson found an extremely rare, large, neglected city plot and set out to design and create a garden space all of his own. Arranged by seasons, Dan shares the challenges of gardening his city plot in a romantic and beautifully written series of diary-like essays, documenting the horticultural tasks required and sharing his successes and failures on the way.

Written and photographed in 'real time' this book documents an urban garden and gardener at work, bringing the experience of gardening to life and offering a unique insight into the work and thoughts of the one of the world's most respected garden designers.

About the Author

Dan Pearson is an influential landscape and garden designer with an international reputation for design and planting excellence. Dan trained at the RHS Garden, Wisley, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, before starting his professional career as a designer in 1987. His London-based practice Dan Pearson Studio now handles a wide range of projects internationally for private and public clients. Dan is the weekly gardening columnist for The Observer Magazine, and has presented and appeared in TV series on BBC2, Channel 4 and Channel 5, and has designed five award winning Chelsea Flower Show Gardens.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781840915372
Subtitle:
Sanctuary in the City
Author:
Pearson, Dan
Publisher:
Conran
Subject:
Gardening : General
Publication Date:
20110907
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from P up to 17
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10.25 x 8 x 1.25 in 2.8 lb
Age Level:
up to 99

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