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  1. Parterres Bright with Flowers

    Parterres Bright with Flowers: A History of the Walled Gardens at Alnwick Castle as Revealed through Excavations and Standing Building Survey [Hardback]

    Victoria Ridgeway (Author); Jennifer Proctor (Author)


    ISBN: 9781999615505
    Published by : Pre-Construct Archaeology
    Series: Pre-Construct Archaeology Monograph Series
    Volume: 21
    This volume reports on excavation and standing building recording survey carried out by Pre-Construct Archaeology between 2000 and 2004 within Alnwick Castle’s walled kitchen garden. The gardens, first established in 1760, formed a small part of ... .... Learn More
  2. Historic Gardens and Parks of Derbyshire

    Historic Gardens and Parks of Derbyshire: Challenging Landscapes, 1570-1920 [Paperback]

    Dianne Barre (Author)


    ISBN: 9781911188049
    Published by : Windgather Press
    Series: Windgather Press
    The open hilly terrain of much of Derbyshire has long been a challenge to gardeners and landscapers, but has produced some spectacular walled and terraced gardens. Wealthy aristocrats created important and unusual pleasure gardens including the fa... .... Learn More
  3. Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World

    Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World: History, Myth and Archaeology [Paperback]

    Linda Farrar (Author)


    ISBN: 9781909686854
    Published by : Windgather Press
    A beautifully illustrated book tracing the beginning of gardening and garden history, from Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, to the Minoans and Mycenaeans, Greeks, Etruscans and Romans, through Byzantine, Islamic and Persian gardens right up to the M... .... Learn More
  4. Arcadian Visions

    Arcadian Visions: Pastoral Influences on Poetry, Painting and the Design of Landscape [Hardback]

    Allan R. Ruff (Author)

    Regular Price: £39.95

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781909686663
    Published by : Windgather Press
    This book is about Arcadia and the pastoral tradition; what it has meant for successive generations and their vision of the landscape, as well as the implications this has had for its design and management. Today the concept of Arcadia, and way it... .... Learn More
  5. Scotland's Lost Gardens

    Scotland's Lost Gardens [Paperback]

    Marilyn Brown (Author)


    ISBN: 9781902419947
    Published by : RCAHMS
    Gardens are one of the most important elements in the cultural history of Scotland. Like any art form, they provide an insight into social, political and economic fashions, they intimately reflect the personalities and ideals of t... .... Learn More
  6. A Natural History of English Gardening

    A Natural History of English Gardening [Hardback]

    Mark Laird (Author)


    ISBN: 9780300196368
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Inspired by the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White, who viewed natural history as the common study of cultural and natural communities, Mark Laird unearths forgotten historical data to reveal the complex visual cultures of early ... .... Learn More
  7. The Gardens of the British Working Class

    The Gardens of the British Working Class [Paperback]

    Margaret Willes (Author)


    ISBN: 9780300212358
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This magnificently illustrated people's history celebrates the extraordinary feats of cultivation by the working class in Britain, even if the land they toiled, planted, and loved was not their own. Spanning more than four centuries, from the earl... .... Learn More
  8. Irish demesne landscapes, 1660-1740

    Irish demesne landscapes, 1660-1740 [Hardback]

    Vandra Costello (Author)


    ISBN: 9781846825064
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    This book charts the history and development of formal gardening in Ireland in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, and in particular the grand geometric style garden that was fashionable between 1660 and 1740. It examines the ... .... Learn More
  9. An Author and a Gardener

    An Author and a Gardener: The Gardens and Friendship of Edith Wharton and Lawrence Johnston [Hardback]

    Allan R. Ruff (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781909686465
    Published by : Windgather Press
    In August 1937 a small group of Edith Wharton’s intimate friends gathered to pay their last respects at her funeral in France. Among that small group of people was her friend for many years, Lawrence ‘Johnnie’ Jo... .... Learn More

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