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Planting Schemes from Monet's Garden

Art / Photobook

By: Vivian Russell

160 pages, 150 Col photos

Frances Lincoln Ltd

Paperback | Apr 2003 | #137809 | ISBN: 0711217874
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About this book

150 beautiful colour photographs reveal the planting schemes that underpin Monet's garden in Giverny, northern France which was his own creation and a constant source of inspiration for his paintings. Includes expert commentary by Vivian Russell describing plant associations and the gardening techniques that support them.

Praise for the original edition of Monet's Garden: 'Vivian Russell sets new standards for studies of an artist's garden and, perhaps, for gardening books in general.' Gardens Illustrated


Into spring with blossom and bulbs; spring into summer - a shifting kaleidoscope; high summer - flowery profusion; extending colour into autumn; the water garden; garden plans.

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Vivian Russell is a writer, photographer, film maker and gardener. Monet's Garden: Through the Seasons at Giverny won her the Garden Writer's Guild Award for Best General Gardening Book and established her reputation for combining superb photography with a gift for writing. Edith Wharton's Italian Gardens, Monet's Water Lilies and Monet's Landscapes, all also published by Frances Lincoln, received further acclaim.

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