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A history of garden design

by Derek Plint Clifford

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape gardening.,
  • Gardens.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 220-224.

    Statementby Derek Clifford.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p.
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14116413M

    Gardens through the ages. From the self-sufficient gardens of the medieval period through to the low maintenance, ornamental gardens of the 20th century, we explore how fashions of the time have greatly influenced garden design. This book presents a chronological review of garden design which both simplifies the big picture and supplies a rationale, with examples, of the merits and demerits of each design period while reflecting on the social conditions which generated each one. It gathers together design ideas and their implementation over the last years, presented in historical order and simplified to .

    "Garden making, like many other art forms, draws on the past as it looks to the future. Tradition and innovation are the warp and weft of its history. A garden design is a visual statement of the relationship among human beings, their natural environment and prevailing cultural values. Nov 3, - Vintage & Antique Gardening Books & Magazines from the Vintage Books Team on Etsy. To view more of our Vintage/Antique Books & Paper Ephemera go to http pins.

    Topiary is the horticultural practice of training perennial plants by clipping the foliage and twigs of trees, shrubs and subshrubs to develop and maintain clearly defined shapes, whether geometric or fanciful. The term also refers to plants which have been shaped in this way. As an art form it is a type of living word derives from the Latin word for an ornamental landscape. An essential illustrated resource of inspiration and practical advice. Author Marianne Majerus was one of three photographers for the seminal book by Prince Charles, HRH The Prince of Wales, Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated, published in , which Camilla Swift of Gardens Illustrated praised for its photographs, "images so breathtaking I want to jump into them."/5.


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