An A-to-Z compendium of more than 200 garden elements, styles, features, and ornaments for gardeners around the globe.
Following the bestselling The Gardener's Garden, garden expert and historian Toby Musgrave explores the creative art of garden-making through more than 200 elements and features.
This is the ultimate reference guide, with entries ranging from Allée and Bower to Formal, Native Planting, and Xeriscape - each illustrated with examples drawn from historic and contemporary gardens around the world. Whether tending an English cottage garden or a Japanese Zen landscape, gardeners and garden lovers everywhere will be inspired as never before.
A comprehensive and sumptuous survey that celebrates the beauty and appeal of fl owers throughout art, history, and culture.
The latest installment in the bestselling Explorer Series takes readers on a journey across continents and cultures to discover the endless ways artists and image-makers have employed fl oral motifs throughout history. Showcasing the diversity of blooms from all over the world, Flower spans a wide range of styles and media - from art, botanical illustrations, and sculptures to fl oral arrangements, fi lm stills, and textiles - and follows a visually stunning sequence with works, regardless of period, thoughtfully paired to allow interesting and revealing juxtapositions between them.