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Discovering Welsh Gardens: 20 of the Liveliest Gardens Selected and Explored by Stephen Anderton and Photographed by Charles Hawes

Art / PhotobookOut of Print

By: Stephen Anderton(Author), Charles Hawes(Illustrator)

254 pages, 100+ colour photos


Paperback | Apr 2009 | #175497 | ISBN-13: 9781905582204
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Explore the gardens, discover their themes and meet the gardeners in the company of garden writer Stephen Anderton and photographer Charles Hawes. This book provides a history of gardening in Wales, how the gardens fit into their surrounding landscapes, garden successes and failures. Featuring the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Bodnant Garden in north Wales and Chelsea Flower Show medalist Arne Maynard's garden near Usk.


Page 8 - Aberglasney
Page 20 - Bodnant
Page 32 - Bodrhyddan
Page 42 - Bodysgallen
Page 52 - Cae Hir
Page 64 - Dewstow
Page 76 - Dyffryn Fernant
Page 86 - Erddig
Page 98 - Lower House
Page 112 - Nant-yr-Eryd
Page 124 - National Botanic Gardens of Wales
Page 138 - Plas Brondanw
Page 148 - Plas Cadnant
Page 160 - Plas Newydd
Page 174 - Plas yn Rhiw
Page 186 - Powis Castle
Page 200 - Tony Ridler's Garden
Page 212 - The Dingle
Page 224 - The Veddw
Page 238 - Wyndcliffe Court

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Stephen Anderton is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster and lecturer both here and abroad. He writes weekly for The Times and for many magazines. Stephen has been involved in a number of books including Rejuvenating a Garden (1998), Urvban Sanctuaries (2001) and was the presenter on television for Britain's Best Back Gardens 2003 and 2004 (ITV).

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