Synopses & Reviews
Focuses on the garden as an important part of William Morris' aesthetic vision and features catalogue of the native plants that appear in his works of art. Using his letters, journals, poetry and prose, Morris' influence on such garden designers as Gertrude Jekyll and William Robinson is brought to light.
William Morris, designer, poet, socialist nature lover. This volume focuses on Morris's vision of the garden, uncovering the principles which had such a profound effect on garden designers such as Gertrude Jekyll and William Robinson. Guided by Morris and the plants which appear in his work, this book endorses gardening with indigenous plants, giving information, both historical and practical, for gardening the William Morris way.