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The Gardens of the National Trust for Scotland

By: F Greenoak

240 pages, Col illus

Aurum Press

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #152783 | ISBN: 1845130375
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Since 1945, when it acquired its first garden at Culzean Castle, the National Trust for Scotland has become the country's largest garden owner. Its properties include 35 major gardens together with another thirty that form part of other properties acquired for their architectural, historical or landscape importance. Francesca Greenoak's describes each garden in detail and discusses its design and plantings, its history, setting and historical and cultural connections. Full directions for getting there are provided together with information on access and opening times.

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Francesca Greenoak has been Gardening Correspondent of The Times and The New York Times and is editor of Garden History Society News. Half Scottish herself, she now lives in Hertfordshire.

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