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Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden Tim Richardson

Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden By Tim Richardson

Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden by Tim Richardson

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In SISSINGHURST: A DREAM GARDEN Tim Richardson reveals the magic and the mystery of these world-famous and most evocative English gardens, famous for their horticulture, their creators and the realisation of personal dreams.

Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden Summary

Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden by Tim Richardson

Step inside the world's most famous garden and understand the strength of its attraction in this beautiful and fascinating study.

Since is was bought and transformed by writer Vita Sackville West and diplomat Harold Nicholson in the 1930s, this garden has captured imaginations with its unique and intricate design.

This unforgettable garden of rooms is influential today for its design, its exuberant planting, and its effect on visitors as a complete garden experience.

Author Tim Richardson explores its power and its magic, explaining the nuances of its evolution and shows how we can all enjoy it today.

Beautiful photographs
transport you to the National Trust property, showcasing it in all its brilliance.

Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden Reviews

' erudite and insightful guide to Sissinghurst...reading this sumptuously illustrated book will make you want to go there to experience its magic for yourself.' -- Constance Craig * Daily Mail *
'This book draws together Richardson's thinking on gardens in a way that has changed garden writing for good' * Daily Telegraph *
'Informative and inspirational, the perfect Christmas gift.' * Press Association *
'Tim Richardson brings the history and developments - including an area newly designed by Dan Pearson - to life on the page; his words are perfectly accompanied by Jason Ingram's glorious photographs.' * The Sunday Times Gardening Bookk of the Year *

About Tim Richardson

Tim Richardson is a writer who specializes in garden and landscape design and history. He has been gardens editor at Country Life, and landscape editor at Wallpaper* magazine, and was founding editor of both the award-winning gardens magazine New Eden and Country Life Gardens. He contributes to the Daily Telegraph, House and Garden, Gardens Illustrated and Country Life. He is the author of Phaidon's The Garden Book, Vanguard Landscapes Gardens of Martha Schwartz, English Gardens of the 20th Century and Arcadian Friends: the Makers of the English Landscape Garden. He is also the author of The New English Garden (Frances Lincoln).

JASON INGRAM is an award-winning garden and food photographer who photographs plants, gardens and people for magazines and books. His previous published work with Frances Lincoln includes Kitchen Garden Experts, One Pot Gourmet Gardener and The Cut Flower Patch. Jason was judged Photographer of the Year by the Garden Media Guild in 2013 and 2014.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Dan Pearson
The Approach
Top Courtyard
Rose Garden
Spring Garden and Lime Walk
The Nuttery
Interlude: a literary garden
Herb Garden and Thyme Lawn
The Moat and Moat Walk
Cottage Garden
The Orchard
Tower Lawn
White Garden
Photography credits

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Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden by Tim Richardson
Used - Very Good
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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