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How to Read an English Garden

By: Andrew Eburne and Richard S Taylor

272 pages, colour photos

Ebury Press

Hardback | Nov 2006 | #169139 | ISBN: 0091909007
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About this book

Provides an account of the different elements of gardens of all ages and explains their meaning and their history. Among the many subjects covered are: garden design, plant introductions and collectors, kitchen gardens, water gardens, and garden styles from around the world.

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Richard Taylor is the author of How to Read a Church. Dr Andrew Eburne is editor of the Garden History Journal and a consultant for historic gardens including Blickling Hall in Norfolk and Marble Hill in London. Richard and Andrew met while studying English at Oxford and have been close friends for almost twenty years.

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