Heritage Gardens: The World's Great Gardens Saved by Restoration (Hardback)George Plumptre (author)
Hardback Published: 18/10/2007
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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: Octopus Publishing Group
Weight: 1484 g
Dimensions: 297 x 236 x 25 mm
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