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

£35.00

A sumptuous exploration of 21 of the world’s most celebrated royal gardens, from the formal splendour of Versailles to the organic, sustainable Highgrove.

ISBN: 9780857838018 Author: Lane, Mark Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group Publication Date: 24th September 2020 Imprint: Kyle Books Cover: Hardback Dewey: 712.6 (edition:23) Pages: 240 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

A sumptuous exploration of 21 of the world’s most celebrated royal gardens, from the formal splendour of Versailles to the organic, sustainable Highgrove.

In mainland Europe you can journey from the formal splendour of Het Loo in the Netherlands and Fontainebleau in France to the Baroque World Heritage Site of the Royal Palace of Caserta in Southern Italy. Further afield still lies the Taj Mahal in India and the Peterhof Palace in Russia.

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, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, India, Bali and Japan.

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 classic gardens as well as providing planting ideas that range from modest to grand, simple to ornate.

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