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British Gardens in Time free pdf As Seen on the BBC. British Gardens in Time takes four iconic gardens, each a product of its age, and provides a fascinating window into the creators and events that shaped them. The stories of their creation include obsession, escape, social ambition, political intrigue, heartbreak, bankruptcy and disaster. In unravelling these remarkable stories we reach back over the centuries to see these great gardens through fresh eyes. From the magnificent landscape garden at Stowe created by Bridgeman, Kent and Lancelot 'Capability' Brown- the Victorian masterpiece of Biddulph Grange- the romantic Arts

About Nathan Harrison

KATIE CAMPBELL was a journalist and fiction writer before turning to garden history. She lectures widely, has taught on postgraduate and undergraduate courses at Birkbeck, Bristol and Buckingham Universities- she also writes for various publications and leads garden tours. Her most recent, book, Paradise of Exiles, explores the eccentric community of English and American expatriates in late nineteenth century Florence. Earlier garden books include Icons of Twentieth Century Landscape Design, and Policies and Pleasances, A Guide to Scotland's Gardens. CHRIS BEARDSHAW is an award winning garden designer, television presenter and author. He trained in horticulture and landscape design and after lecturing widely, now focuses on fronting and co-hosting tv programmes such as The Flying Gardener, Hidden Gardens, Gardeners World, Great Garden Detectives, and the most recent series British Gardens in Time. He also runs his own practice, splitting his time between designing, lecturing, broadcasting, writing, campaigning and working with charities such as The Woodland Trust, The Salvation Army, The Environment Agency and The National Lottery. Commissioned photography by NATHAN HARRISON with extensive archive from many historical sources. Nathan is an experienced wildlife photographer and camera-man.

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Author : Nathan Harrison
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Data Published : 27 March 2014
ISBN : 0711235767
EAN : 9780711235762
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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