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Making the Modern Garden Other / Books

Making the Modern Garden

A superlative analysis of contemporary gardens as well as fascinating collection of landscapes around the world, Making the Modern Garden is a definitive study of the philosophy and practice of garden design at the outset of the twenty-first century. Author Christopher Bradley-Hole, himself a landscape …

In the Land of the Blue Poppies Other / Books

In the Land of the Blue Poppies: The Collected Plant-Hunting Writings of Frank Kingdon Ward

During the first years of the twentieth century, the British plant collector and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward went on twenty-four impossibly daring expeditions throughout Tibet, China, and Southeast Asia, in search of rare and elusive species of plants. He was responsible for the discovery of numerous …

Kroller-Muller Museum: The History of A Sculpture Garden Other / Books

Kroller-Muller Museum: The History of A Sculpture Garden

The sculpture garden at the Kroller-Muller Museum in Otterlo, the Netherlands, rolls on for more than 60 acres. It is not just one of the largest such outdoor art spaces in the world, but one of real cultural and historical significance, showcasing a unique overview of twentieth-century sculpture from …

The Education Of A Gardener Other / Books

The Education Of A Gardener

Russell Page, one of the legendary gardeners and landscapers of the twentieth century, designed gardens great and small for clients throughout the world. His memoirs, born of a lifetime of sketching, designing, and working on site, are a mixture of engaging personal reminiscence, keen critical intelligence, …