Royal Gardens of Europe PDF ePub eBook

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Royal Gardens of Europe free pdf Thematic book with a loosely chronological structure. An introductory chapter shows how royal gardeners have always influenced each other, often sharing designers and craftsmen. Chapters then look at how many royal gardens represented power and influence- royal gardens created chiefly for leisure- the influence of English landscape gardening on royalty in many European countries- royal gardeners who were particularly interested in botany and collecting new plants- 20th-century restorations of formerly important royal gardens- and contemporary royal gardens, often created for privacy rather than show. There is also a directory of gardens, indicating which ones can be visited by the public.

About George Plumptre

George Plumptre is an author, journalist, and lecturer, acknowledged as an international authority on gardens and gardening. From 1994-96 he was the gardening correspondent for The Times. He has lectured on a wide range of garden subjects in Britain, the USA, and South Africa, and has contributed articles to such publications as Country Life, Homes

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Author : George Plumptre
Publisher : Mitchell Beazley
Data Published : 01 September 2005
ISBN : 1845330684
EAN : 9781845330682
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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