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The New English Garden Tim Richardson

The New English Garden

Tim Richardson

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ISBN : 9780711232709
Hardcover
304 pages
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A comprehensive overview of the contemporary English garden scene, by the dream team of Tim Richardson, most perceptive and insightful of contemporary writers on gardens, and renowned garden photographer Andrew Lawson.The past ten to fifteen yearsMoreA comprehensive overview of the contemporary English garden scene, by the dream team of Tim Richardson, most perceptive and insightful of contemporary writers on gardens, and renowned garden photographer Andrew Lawson.The past ten to fifteen years has been an exceptionally rich period in English garden design, and for this book Tim Richardson has selected twenty-five gardens which have gone through an intense phase of creativity and innovation during this time span. The gardens chosen (most of which are open to the public), cover the wide range of styles flourishing in English garden design today and range from the Prince of Waless garden at Highgrove, through Trentham Gardens (a Capability Brown landscape imaginatively reworked for the twentieth-century by Piet Oudolf, Tom Stuart-Smith and Dominic Cole), Arabella Lennox-Boyds own garden and laboratory for design ideas at Gresgarth and Dan Pearsons Gardeners Cottage to Christopher Bradley-Holes Modernist garden at Crockmore House, Kim Wilkies astonishing Orpheus Landform, and Alasdair Fords truly original garden of sculptures and poetic inferences at Plaz Metaxu.