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The Story of Gardening (American Horticultural Society Practical Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

A fascinating, definitive history of garden development and design. From the earliest documented gardens of ancient Mesopotamia to the eclectic landscapes of the 21st century, The Story of Gardening is an engaging tale of the development and design of the garden. Brimming with glorious full-color photographs, intriguing timelines that chart the histories and fashions of individual plants, and evocative narratives, Hobhouse draws on a lifetime of work to create an enlightening overview of designers and styles that have inspired her creations and forged her gardening philosophy.

Book News Annotation:

British garden designer Penelope Hobhouse provides a thoroughly detailed and lushly illustrated history of the development of gardens throughout the world, from its earliest documented origins to exploration of how the gardens of the past have inspired modern garden design. One of the best illustrated garden design histories seen. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

An engaging tale of the development of garden design, "The Story of Gardening" brims with glorious full-color photographs, intriguing timelines and evocative narratives charting the history of individual plants.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789489449
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Author:
Hobhouse, Penelope
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Author:
Hobbouse, Penelope
Publisher:
Libri
Location:
London
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Landscape gardening
Subject:
Landscape architecture
Subject:
Garden Design
Edition Number:
1st
Series:
American Horticultural Society Practical Guides
Series Volume:
60-3]
Publication Date:
20021121
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
468
Dimensions:
10.72x9.28x1.35 in. 4.78 lbs.

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Architecture » Landscape Architecture
Home and Garden » Gardening » History and Theory
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

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"Synopsis" by , An engaging tale of the development of garden design, "The Story of Gardening" brims with glorious full-color photographs, intriguing timelines and evocative narratives charting the history of individual plants.
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