This illustrated history charts the evoution of gardening over thousands of years, bringing to life the world's most beautiful and magnificent gardens. Penelope Hobhouse shows how an appreciation of style and techniques from all over the world helps us to understand how modern gardens have developed. She also considers how the availability of plant species from around the world has influenced garden design. From the cooling fountains of the Alhambra to the imposing palace grounds of Chinese emporers and the clean lines of ...

The Story of Gardening 2004, DK, London

ISBN-13: 9781405307147

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The Story of Gardening 2002, DK, London

ISBN-13: 9780751333909