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Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World's Best New Gardens

Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World's Best New Gardens (Hardback)

By Woods, Christopher

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This sumptuously illustrated survey of 55 of the most innovative modern gardens from around the world--chosen by venerable garden-world authority Christopher Woods--is the perfect armchair travel guide.

ISBN 9781604697971
Barcode 9781604697971
Published 1 October 2018 by Timber Press
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781604697971
ISBN-10 1604697970
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Timber Press
Imprint Timber Press
Publication Date 1 October 2018
International Publication Date 25 September 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Woods, Christopher
Category Gardens (Descriptions, History Etc)
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 420
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 267mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Gardens
NBS Text Gardening
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 712.6
Catalogue Code 939321

Description of this Book

A steep hillside garden in Singapore. A garden defined by shape and light in Marrakech. A haunting tree museum in Switzerland. These are just a few of the outstanding gardens featured in Gardenlust, a sumptuous exploration of the world's best new gardens. Intrepid plant expert Christopher Woods explores the best modern gardens from around the world, introducing us to private and public spaces that offer unparalleled innovation and beauty. Traveling from the Americas and Europe to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, from Asia to Australia and New Zealand, readers will discover the people and plants that bring these gardens to life and the stories that make them memorable. Featuring fifty gardens and packed with hundreds of stunning photographs, Gardenlust is a remarkable and unforgettable botanical tour.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Beautiful colored photographs. . . . the variety of designs is impressive. --Booklist
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Christopher Woods began his gardening life at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. He was director and chief designer of Chanticleer, transforming it into one of America's most exuberant, romantic, and flamboyant gardens and made it renowned for creative and innovative techniques. He has served as vice president for horticulture at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden; director of the Van Dusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, Canada; executive director of the Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden; and director of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Meadowbrook Farm.

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