A wide-ranging celebration of gardens around the globe, including formal French gardens and English landscape gardens, famous botanical gardens and little-known curiosities, Iranian and Persian gardens, medicinal gardens and a poison garden, knot gardens and Roman gardens. In telling the stories of these places, the book touches on the lives of the people who worked in them, designed them and owned them, such as Prince Charles, Capability Brown, Gertrude Jekyll, Edith Wharton and Agatha Christie. Illustrated with more than 200 outstanding colour photographs and expert captions.
A wonderful book to gift to those who love gardening, landscapes and the great outdoors.
This book is hardback and measures 21.9 cm x 29.6 cm