Heritage Gardens

Heritage Gardens

The World's Great Gardens Saved by Restoration

Book - 2007
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This is a thematic book with a loosely chronological structure. An introductory chapter explains why garden restoration has become increasingly important and popular. Chapters then look at how modern technology has helped garden restoration; why certain gardens need restoring because their style is no longer fashionable or they have lost their original identity through neglect; and the need to restore gardens created by important designers or plantsmen, or gardens that have been destroyed or neglected because of war. A final chapter shows why major garden restorations contribute to gardening history. There is also a gazetteer of the gardens, indicating which ones can be visited by the public.
Publisher: London : Mitchell Beazley, 2007
ISBN: 9781845332716
Branch Call Number: ANF 712.6 PLU
Characteristics: 208 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm

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