The Oxford Companion to the Garden

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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"This Companion is devoted to gardens of every kind and the people and ideas involved in their making. It combines a survey of the world's gardens with articles on a range of topics, such as garden visiting, horticulture, scientific issues, and the social history of gardens, as well as biographies of garden designers, nurserymen, and others. Over half the entries are devoted to individual gardens, ranging from palace gardens such as Versailles to private gardens of outstanding design or plant interest, botanic gardens and arboreta, and late 20th-century land art. The geographical coverage is worldwide, with contributions from leading authorities and top garden writers from more than 25 countries."
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780198662556
Characteristics: xxx, 554 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Taylor, Patrick 1938-

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