The Gardener's Garden

Author(s): Toby Musgrave (Contribution by); Richard Aitken; Ravindra Bhan; Madison Cox (Introduction by); Bill Noble (Contribution by); Lindsey Taylor (Contribution by); Ruth Chivers


The ultimate garden book - both a collection of gardens from around the world and a resource for those seeking inspiration on garden design and planting. Featuring over 250 permanent gardens by leading garden designers, horticulturalists and landscape architects, from the 14th century to the present day, and covering all key types and styles of garden, this well‐illustrated compendium combines images, text, key information and captions for each of the featured gardens, appealing to both amateur and professional gardeners, as well as garden designers.


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Features 6 NZ Gardens;

  • Ayrlies - Whitford, Auckland

  • Pukeiti - New Plymouth

  • Barewood - Awatere Valley, Marlborough

  • Blair - Arrowtown

  • Larnach - Dunedin

  • Ohinetahi - Governor's Bay, Christchurch

"""The Gardener s Garden" is a sprawling worldwide compendium of more than 250 great gardens. This is smorgasbord of a book, a platter offering delights to tease the palate." The New York Times Book Review"The lush foliage captured here is anything but garden variety." Entertainment Weekly"Comprehensive and informative not to mention gorgeous!" Martha Stewart Living"The ultimate inspiration for anyone with a green thumb." Town Country"Passionate gardeners will want to read and reread... it s a big investment, but one will pay off with years of pleasure" New York Journal of Books"Many publications have claimed to be the ultimate garden book. This new global survey of gardens may have actually achieved that distinction." Garden Design"This monster book features a dizzying range of garden styles and designs. It is virtually eight pounds of horticultural caviar, an "embarrass de richesses."" The Garden Conservancy"Weighty and wonderful, this lavishly illustrated new book will make a handsome gift for the dedicated gardener in your life (or for yourself)." The American Gardener, the magazine of The American Horticultural Society"Sumptuous." Daily Telegraph"Horticultural eye candy." Globe Mail"The book features profiles of 250 breathtaking gardens from around the world, some of them developed as long as 600 years ago, others far more modern." Chronical Herald"

Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors

General Fields

  • : 9780714867472
  • : Phaidon Press Limited
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : October 2014
  • : 320mm X 270mm
  • : October 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Toby Musgrave (Contribution by); Richard Aitken; Ravindra Bhan; Madison Cox (Introduction by); Bill Noble (Contribution by); Lindsey Taylor (Contribution by); Ruth Chivers
  • : Hardback
  • : 1114
  • : English
  • : 480
  • : 1200 Colour photographs