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The garden at the Manor House, Upton Grey in Hampshire, England, was designed by Gertrude Jekyll for Charles Holme, the founder of 'The Studio'. Having fallen into disrepair it has been accurately and painstakingly recreated over a period of sixteen years to embody Gertrude Jekyll's original vision. It now contains the only fully restored Jekyll wild garden still in existence. The recreation was made possible by the discovery of Jekyll's original plans at the Reef Point Collection in the United States, secured for posterity by the great American landscape architect Beatrix Farrand. Rosamund Wallinger, the current owner of the Manor House, personally undertook the restoration of this Edwardian masterpiece. Meticulous records and photographs kept throughout the restoration have enabled Rosamund Wallinger to produce a beautifully illustrated and historic document. Full of fascinating horticultural details, and tinged with a very necessary sense of humour, her account makes fascinating reading for an

Synopsis:

Fascinating account of the faithful restoration of a Gertrude Jekyll Garden working to the original plans. Filled with practical advice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781870673358
Author:
Wallinger, Rosamund
Publisher:
ACC Distribution
Location:
Woodbridge :
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
General Gardening
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
AC no: 20-126G
Publication Date:
January 2006
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
11.08x8.68x.86 in. 2.58 lbs.

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