Gardens for Small Country Houses

by Gertrude Jekyll (Author), Lawrence Weaver (Author)
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?Gardens for Small Country Houses? is a wonderful guide to English country gardens by Gertrude Jekyll and Lawrence Weaver. It offers useful information and guidance on designing and creating beautiful country gardens with reference to real examples, complete with descriptions, photographs, ground plans, and diagrams. This volume will appeal to those with an interest in traditional English country gardening, and it would make for a fantastic addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: ?Millmead, Bramley, Surrey?, ?Two Gardens in Forest Clearings?, ?A Garden in Berkshire?, ?Westbrook, Godalming?, ?A Garden in West Surrey?, ?Highmount, Guildford?, ?The Treatment of Small Sites?, ?On Hillside Garden?, ?Steps and Stairways?, ?Balustrades and Walls?, ?Climbing and Other Plants?, etc. Gertrude Jekyll (1843 ? 1932) was a British garden designer, horticulturist, photographer, craftswoman, artist, and writer. She is responsible for designing and creating over 400 gardens in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, as well as writing more than 1,000 articles for related magazines. She is credited with having had a significant influence on gardening by both British and American enthusiasts. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of gardening.

Publication date
March 22, 2021
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File size
100 MB