The Garden: Elements and Styles


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The Garden: Elements and Styles Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Phaidon Press Ltd Pages: 304 Language: English ISBN: 9781838660765 Categories: , ,

An A-to-Z compendium of more than 200 garden elements, styles, features, and ornaments for gardeners around the globe Following the bestselling The Gardener’s Garden, garden expert and historian Toby Musgrave explores the creative art of garden-making through more than 200 elements and features. This is the ultimate reference guide, with entries ranging from Allee and Bower to Formal, Native Planting, and Xeriscape – each illustrated with examples drawn from historic and contemporary gardens around the world. Whether tending an English cottage garden or a Japanese Zen landscape, gardeners and garden lovers everywhere will be inspired as never before.

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"Lushly illustrated with some of the world's most glorious gardens." -The Financial Times, How to Spend It "The greatest gardens from 3,500 years of history." - Sunday Telegraph "... an excellent reference book for designers, gardeners and garden lovers. Great photographs combined with informative texts covering everything from Allee to Zeitgeist." - Annie Guilfoyle, garden designer and co-founder of Garden Masterclass "[A] bible of all that is garden." - Grazia "A fabulous reference title and source of inspiration." - Gardens Illustrated

Author Biography

Dr. Toby Musgrave is an authority on garden history. He devised and presented the BBC Radio 4 series The British Garden, and has written for many magazines and newspapers. He teaches garden history at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, and has also lectured at Oxford University and the Royal Horticultural Society. He was consultant editor for The Gardener's Garden (2014) and is author of Green Escapes (2018), both published by Phaidon.