Winter Gardens


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Winter Gardens Authors: , Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Clearview
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Pages: 320 Illustrations and other contents: 320 colour illustrations Language: English ISBN: 9781908337672 Categories: , , ,

In winter, the garden takes on a new, almost mystical guise. Stripped bare, its bones are revealed and its delicate beauty exposed.Colours drain away, fading to sepia brown and inky black, focusing the eye on shape and texture and encouraging us to slow down and appreciate the breathtaking beauty and detail of nature. Winter Gardens explores 12 extraordinary and contrasting gardens, some designed by renowned garden designers, some developed by their owners over many years. Andrew Montgomery’s exquisite full-colour and black and white photographs present the winter garden through a new lens, highlighting shape, texture and structure, and celebrating the elements that make these gardens as beautiful in winter as they are throughout the rest of the year. Accompanying essays and interviews by Clare Foster explore the history, design and planting of each garden, along with practical notes on topics from topiary and seed heads to winter blooms, providing inspiration for your own winter garden.

Weight1.1100088 kg


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Author Biography

Clare Foster is Garden Editor at House and Garden magazine and a freelance garden journalist. After starting her career in book publishing, she spent nine years at Gardens Illustrated magazine, latterly as Editor. Clare has also always gardened herself, first on an allotment in London, and now in her garden in the Berkshire Downs. She is the author of 4 books, including The Flower Garden, How to Grow Flower from Seed. Andrew Montgomery has been a photographer all his life. He has shot for all the top lifestyle magazines including House and Garden, Vogue, Architectural Digest and Gardens Illustrated. His first book commission was Jasper Conran's Country, and more than 20 titles followed, including books for Gill Meller and Petersham Nurseries.