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1001 Gardens You Must See Before You Die

Art / PhotobookOut of Print

Edited By: Rae Spencer-Jones

960 pages, 800 col photos

Cassell Illustrated

Paperback | Apr 2007 | #169078 | ISBN-13: 9781844034987
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Features a showcase of the best examples of man's artistic taming of nature from the world's most outstanding landscape gardeners. This book covers everything from the famous gardens of the Moorish Alhambra to hidden gems, such as the Leichtag family's Healing Garden, created for patients at the San Diego Children's Hospital. Covering the entire globe, the guide presents the very best example of every gardening style, whether it is the inspirational European floral display of impressionist painter Claude Monet's garden at Giverny in France or the exuberant diversity of the lush tropical gardens of Bali.


Denver Botanic Gardens The Healing Garden, San Diego New York Botanical Gardens Pacific Undersea Gardens Beth Chatto Gardens Great Dixter RHS Garden, Wisley Kew The Eden Project Giverny Parc Guell Royal Botanical Garden, Sydney And many, many more from the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, England, wales, Scotland, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia, Iran, India, Kashmir, China, Japan, Bali, South Africa, Australia and Fiji.

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Rae Spencer-Jones studied horticulture before joining the editorial team of Gardens Illustrated magazine. Now a freelance horticultural journalist and author, she has written on all areas of horticulture for a wide range of gardening publications, including the gardening pages of the Daily Telegraph and The Times, Gardener's World magazine, and Gardens Illustrated. Her own book, Wild Flowers of Britain and Northern Europe, was published by Kyle Cathie in 2005. Contributors include: Caroline Holmes, Erica Hunnungher, Christine Reid, Barbara Reid, Barbara Segall and Naomi Slade.

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