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On the Wild Side: Experiments in New Naturalism

Out of Print

By: Keith Wiley

256 pages, 200 col photos

Timber Press

Hardback | Apr 2004 | #144988 | ISBN: 0881926361
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About this book

Keith Wiley has been captivated by wildflower colonies and natural landscapes for as long as he can remember. Inspired first by flora and fauna of rural England, and later by the world's deserts, coastlines, mountains and woodlands, he has distilled the essence of these wild landscapes into a single garden with breathtaking sucess.


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Biography

Keith Wiley is a celebrated horticulturist and garden designer who made his name creating "audacious and dazzlingly innovative" planting schemes inspired by natural landscapes. Under his direction as head gardener, The Garden House at Buckland Monachorum in Devon, England, was the setting for what was called "some of the most original gardening taking place in Britain." He is the author of two books, as well as several articles for Gardens Illustrated and the Royal Horticultural Society's journal The Garden. He received a degree in horticulture with honors from London University and now works as a nurseryman and freelance horticultural consultant.

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