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Royal Gardens of the World: 21 Celebrated Gardens from the Alhambra to Highgrove and Beyond

Royal Gardens of the World: 21 Celebrated Gardens from the Alhambra to Highgrove and Beyond (Hardback)

By Lane, Mark

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This book is a stunning exploration of 21 of the world's most celebrated royal gardens, from the delightful Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew and the organic, sustainable Highgrove to the Castle of Mey in Scotland. In mainland Europe, you can journey from the formal splendour of Het L...oo in the Netherlands and Versailles in France to the Baroque World Heritage Site of the Royal Palace of Caserta in Southern Italy. Further afield, lies the Taj Mahal, the Tokyo Imperial Palace and Peter the Great's Summer Palace and Gardens in St Petersburg. Each featured garden will include the history, plantings and evolution of the garden as well as plant portraits of key plants and information about the design and layout of each. Countries included are: England, Scotland, Austria, Bali, Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Netherlands, Russia, Spain and Sweden. This inspiring global selection of royal gardens is a perfect gift for any gardening enthusiast or armchair traveller and takes the reader on a journey of architecturally significant houses and their gardens as well as providing inspirational planting ideas.
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ISBN 9780857838018
Released AU 29 Sep 2020
Format Hardback
Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780857838018
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Imprint Kyle Books
Released 29 Sep 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Lane, Mark
Category Gardening
Gardens (Descriptions, History Etc)
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions Width: 246mm
Height: 294mm
Spine: 26mm
Dewey Code 712.6
Weight 1,600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Royal gardens
NBS Text Gardening
ONIX Text General/trade