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The Rothschild Gardens free pdf Comprehensive history of the gardens, from the plant collectors of the Edwardian period to conservation in the twentieth century- Informative and accurate details of plant species -many of which are unique to the Rothschild gardens throughout Europe- Ashton Wold is a world-renowned centre for the research and conservation of plant life- Miriam is a well-established and respected scientist, natural historian and conservation gardener- Full colour photography throughout by renowned garden photographer Andrew Lawson, as well as archive photography from the author's private library- The Rothschild family members are famous for their contribution to the financial world through the long established Rothschild Bank, and in the world of wine for their remarkable grapes and high quality wine. However, this accomplished family has a lesser known talent, the talent of gardening, Miriam Rothschild's family tree bears the fruit of plant collectors, botanists and fruit growers. The wild flowers at her home in Northamptonshire are known and appreciated by conservationists and entomologists from around the globe. The Rothschild Gardens is a celebration of the Rothschild family's history of gardening. Miriam's text gives a personal insight into each of the gardens featured, and this together with the beautiful colour photography provides each reader with an exclusive viewing of a stunning collection of parks and gardens. Miriam has been assisted by Kate Garton, garden consultant to Hodsock Priory Gardens in Nottingham. Kate travels around the UK and overseas in her capacity as lecturer and garden designer. Lionel de Rothschild has contributed his horticultural knowledge as well as his increasingly well-known photographs. Many of the Exbury photographs shown in the book are Lionel's own.

About Miriam Rothschild

Miriam Rothschild is an internationally-acclaimed scientist, conservationist and a prolific author. Her books include the biography of her uncle. Dear Lord Rothschild and Butterfly Cooing Like a Dove, and she has published literally hundreds of scientific papers. A distinguished entomologist and member of the Royal Society, her interest in conservation has included her role as advisor on gardens to HRH Prince Charles. Kate Garton is a lecturer, writer, gardener and garden designer who has worked with Miriam Rothschild for many years. Lionel Of Rothschild is an acknowledged horticulturalist and photographer. He lives at the family home at Exbury, Hampshire. Andrew Lawson is the UK's most foremost garden photographer. His photographs of historic and modern landscapes and gardens regularly feature in books and magazines world-wide. Winner of the RHS Gold Medal for photography.

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Author : Miriam Rothschild
Publisher : Gaia Books Ltd
Data Published : 26 January 2001
ISBN : 1856751120
EAN : 9781856751124
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 190 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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