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Australian landscape designer Phillip Johnson became an international household name after winning Best in Show at the Royal Horticultural Society s Chelsea Flower and Garden Show in 2013 - the equivalent of winning a gold medal at the Olympics. This book explores Phillip s philosophy of connecting with nature in a sustainable way. Connected focuses on his key passions, including integrated sustainable water management and the creation of natural, chemical-free pools; recreation of thriving habitats …
Amazon / Murdoch Books
Price: 147.41 $

The International Garden Photographer of the Year contest is the world’s premier competition and exhibition for garden, plant, flower, and botanical photography. Sponsored by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, this annual event draws entries from the best professional and amateur photographers around the globe. This lavishly illustrated volume showcases the winners and highlights from this year’s competition and accompanies a major exhibition at Kew that will tour the United Kingdom and the United …

The highlight of the inaugural Garden and Landscape Architecture Triennial in Apeldoorn is The Royal Mile, a mile-long stretch of planted perimeter designed by 10 of the leading landscape designers in Europe: Wilko Karmelk, Helen Lewis, Fleur van Zonneveld, Jacqueline van der Kloet, Christine Orel, Christian Meyer, Ursula Gräfen, Jane Schul, Julie Toll, Christopher Bradley-Hole, Anita Fischer, Eric Ossart and Arnaud Maurières. The Royal Mile is divided into two parts. The first is a perennials …
Amazon / Brand: nai010 publishers
Price: 97.50 $

Established in the Middle Ages for the protection of the royal deer, the parks that surround Windsor Castle have served a practical and ornamental purpose for more than a thousand years. This book is the first to tell the story of the Windsor parks and gardens, where generations of gardeners, architects, and farmers have worked and developed the 4,800-acre Great Park and 650-acre Home Park. …
Amazon / Yale University Press
Price: 94.99 $

Gardens are refuges, ideal and protected places, almost always enclosed, often artificial, occasionally wild. An artist s view of a garden, his own garden, will show it to be a special place, a locus amoenus, as well as a source for smaller pleasures--single plants to be depicted with botanical precision in all of their beauty. The spectrum of work gathered here ranges from medieval gardens of Eden, depicted by Albrecht Durer and his contemporaries, to Peter Paul Rubens s courtly, gallant games in …
Amazon / Brand: Hatje Cantz
Price: 80.96 $

Explore the grand gardens and forests of Europe and Britain with esteemed landscape designer William Guilfoyle, as he did with his wife on their honeymoon. The Guilfoyles took their Grand Tour honeymoon in 1890, at the height of William s reputation as the architect of one of the world s great botanical masterpieces, Melbourne s Royal Botanic Gardens. His visits to impressive landscapes - as diverse as Kew Gardens, Versailles and the wild gardens of England - inspired a series of illustrated articles, …

After a brief survey of Roman topiary, this book moves on through the formal parterres of Renaissance Italy and the more elaborate broderies of the royal French gardens (copied in palace gardens throughout Europe), the complicated conceits of the Tudors and the geometry of the Dutch school. It takes a wry look at the 18th century, when many fine formal gardens were scrapped in favor of the English landscape school, which, in fact, was no less artificial. In the 19th century there was a revival of …
Amazon / The Pimpernel Press
Price: 39.47 $

Dubbed the Wonder of the North in 1732, the National Trust s Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate (now a World Heritage Site) encompasses one of the largest, most magnificent and beautiful designed landscapes ever created. This richly illustrated volume charts the landscape s history from the first arrival of prehistoric hunters, via medieval monasticism, the Dissolution of the monasteries, eighteenth-century aestheticism and scandal, and the first ages of mass tourism, to the present day. At …
Amazon / Boydell Press
Price: 33.67 $

War is the natural occupation of man. war-and gardening. Winston Churchill to Siegfried Sassoon, 1918 In the common public perception, contemporary gardening is understood as suburban, as leisure activity, as television makeover opportunity. Its origins are seen as religious or spiritual (Garden of Eden), military (the clipped lawn, the ha-ha and defensive ditches), aristocratic or monarchical (the stately home, the Royal Horticultural Society). Radical Gardening travels an alternative route, through …
Amazon / Frances Lincoln
Price: 22.99 $

Tiergarten is Berlin’s oldest park, with more than five hundred acres of woodland in the heart of the city. Before it was absorbed by the city, the area that became Tiergarten was a naturally occurring forest. Throughout its history, it was used as royal hunting grounds and as a landscaped public park, and—in the years of hardship following World War II— an area where trees were felled for firewood, before changing social and political circumstances and the growing ecological movement led to …
Amazon / Park Books
Price: 17.68 $

Showcasing a compilation of the most exquisite and colorful gardening designs of the past four decades, this sumptuously illustrated collection celebrates the history and development of one of America’s most influential and renowned horticultural pioneers. Garnering numerous awards and recognitions for their ground-breaking work—including honors from the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Royal Horticultural Society, the Pennsylvania Landscape and Nursery Association, and the Philadelphia …
Amazon / Brand: Scott n Nix, Inc.
Price: 12.13 $

Locus Amoenus provides a pioneering collection of new perspectives on Renaissance garden history, and the impact of its development. Experts in the field illustrate the extent of our knowledge of how the natural world looked and how humans related to their environment. A ground-breaking collection of new perspectives on garden history Essays demonstrate the extent of our knowledge of how the natural world looked and how humans related to their environment The book s broad coverage includes botany …
Amazon / Wiley-Blackwell
Price: 11.94 $

The International Garden Photographer of the Year competition has blossomed into one of the premiere showcases for nature and landscape photography, receiving thousands of entries from both professional and amateur participants. The competition encourages photos that take fresh approaches to their subjects, pushing the boundaries of garden photography. New categories this year are Wildflower Landscapes and Wildlife in the Garden, joining others such as Beautiful Gardens, Greening the City, and a …

One of the functions of Louis XIV s Versailles was to provide a setting for the receptions of ambassadors, heads of state, and other visiting dignitaries who conducted diplomatic and political business with France. These activities became particularly important after Versailles was proclaimed the new seat of the monarchy and government in 1682.Diplomatic Tours in the Gardens of Versailles Under Louis XIV is the first book to examine how the vast gardens of Versailles were used for these diplomatic …