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  • The Garden Visitor's Handbook 2019 by The National Garden Scheme (NGS)
    The Garden Visitor's Handbook 2019 (English, Paperback) The National Garden Scheme (NGS)

    The Garden Visitor's Handbook 2019 is the National Garden Scheme's annual essential garden-visiting guide to more than 3,500 locations in England and Wales, supporting nursing and health charities.

    $20.13
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  • Secret Gardens of the Cotswolds by Victoria Summerley
    Secret Gardens of the Cotswolds (English, Hardback) Victoria Summerley, Hugo Rittson-Thomas

    A captivating portrait of the greatest British gardens and the lords, ladies and gardeners who own and manage them.

    $23.07 $29.99
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  • Ruins by Jane Eastoe
    Ruins (English, Hardback) Jane Eastoe

    A celebration of Britain's most wild and wonderfully atmospheric places - its ruins, including castles, follies, abbeys and country houses.

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  • Glasshouse Greenhouse by India Hobson
    Glasshouse Greenhouse (English, Hardback) India Hobson, Magnus Edmondson

    Greenhouses have universal appeal, fusing together cultures and countries under one glass roof. In their new book, photographers India Hobson and Magnus Edmondson take you on a worldwide journey through their favourite botanical spaces.

    $28.34
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  • Rory McEwen by Martyn Rix
    Rory McEwen (English, Hardback) Martyn Rix

    This is a revised edition of the bestselling book about the life and work of artist and musician Rory McEwen (1932-82).

    $43.21 $64.00

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  • Oxford College Gardens by Tim Richardson
    Oxford College Gardens (English, Hardback) Tim Richardson, ANDREW LAWSON

    A revised and updated edition of Tim Richardson's 2015 elegant, authoritative tome, combining sharp analysis with Andrew Lawson's glorious photographs to reveal the full interest and charm of Oxford's college gardens.

    $31.63
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  • The Galanthophiles by Jane Kilpatrick
    The Galanthophiles (English, Hardback) Jane Kilpatrick, Jennifer Harmer

    THE GALANTHOPHILES tells the story of the lives of prominent snowdrop devotees from 1854 to 2014, accompanied by beautiful photographs and illustrations.

    $53.73 $59.92
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  • Derek Jarman's Garden by Derek Jarman
    Derek Jarman's Garden (English, Hardback) Derek Jarman

    Derek Jarman's garden is in the flat expanse of shingle that faces the nuclear power station in Dungeness, Kent. He mixed the flint, shells and driftwood of Dungeness with indigenous and introduced plants. This book is his own record of how this garden evolved, from its beginnings in 1985.

    $19.60
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  • The Morville Hours by Katherine Swift
    The Morville Hours (English, Paperback) Katherine Swift

    The Sunday Times bestseller

    $12.41 $13.48
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  • The Story of the English Garden by Ambra Edwards
    The Story of the English Garden (English, Hardback) Ambra Edwards

    The Story of the English Garden is the National Trust's accessible history of the nation's gardens, sumptuously illustrated and artfully curated.

    $29.50 $33.29
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  • A A Year in the Life of Beth Chatto's Gard
    A A Year in the Life of Beth Chatto's Gard (English, Hardback)

    A pictorial record of Beth Chatto's gardens - the dry garden, the damp garden, the woodland garden and the gravel garden - through the year.

    $19.94 $29.95
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  • Landscape of Dreams by Isabel & Julian Bannerman
    Landscape of Dreams (English, Paperback) Isabel & Julian Bannerman

    Now in paperback, the stunning work of Isabel and Julian Bannerman in words and images

    $29.38 $40.00
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  • Rhapsody in Green: A Novelist, an Obsession, a Laughably Small Excuse for a Garden by Charlotte Mendelson
    Rhapsody in Green: A Novelist, an Obsession, a Laughably Small Excuse for a Garden (English, Hardback) Charlotte Mendelson

    Gardening can be viewed as a largely pointless hobby, but the evangelical zeal and camaraderie it generates is unique. Charlotte Mendelson is perhaps unusually passionate about it. For despite her superficially normal existence, despite the fact that she has only six square metres of grotty urban soil and a few pots, she has a secret life.

    $20.27 $22.62
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  • Kew Guide by Katherine Price
    Kew Guide (English, Paperback) Katherine Price

    This extensive guidebook helps readers discover Kew's many greenhouses, landscapes, and exhibits while exploring both the scientific and the artistic sides of the gardens

    $11.29
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  • The Pottery Gardener by Arthur Parkinson
    The Pottery Gardener (English, Hardback) Arthur Parkinson

    A stunning gardening book full of inspiration, tips and advice

    $31.43 $33.29
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  • The Road to Le Tholonet by Monty Don
    The Road to Le Tholonet (English, Paperback) Monty Don

    Adiary of Monty Don's journey around France looking at the history of French gardens.

    $12.99 $15.50
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  • Secret Gardens of East Anglia by Barbara Segall
    Secret Gardens of East Anglia (English, Hardback) Barbara Segall, Marcus Harpur

    In Secret Gardens of East Anglia, Suffolk-gardening author Barbara Segall and award-winning photographer Marcus Harpur capture 22 of the most interesting, inspirational and photogenic gardens of Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex in this attractive format, following the best-selling success of Secret Gardens of the Cotswolds.

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  • Shades of Green by John Sales
    Shades of Green (English, Hardback) John Sales

    Shades of Green contains lessons learned over a quarter of a century of managing, renewing, and caring for the gardens of Great Britain's National Trust. By the time author John Sales was appointed as the Head of Gardens in 1971, the National Trust already possessed an eclectic range of gardens and designed landscape parks, and was starting to acquire many more, sometimes with great houses and...

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  • Highgrove by Charles
    Highgrove (English, Hardback) Charles, Bunny Guinness

    A celebration of one of the greatest gardens of our time, Highgrove, now 30 years on.

    $48.51
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  • The Meanings of Landscape by Kenneth R. Olwig
    The Meanings of Landscape (English, Paperback) Kenneth R. Olwig

    Including a Foreword by Tim Ingold and compiling eighteen authoritative essays spanning an extensive academic career, author Kenneth R. Olwig presents explorations in landscape architecture from an environmental humanities perspective. With influences from land art, literature, theatre staging and garden design, landscape has come to be viewed as a form of spatial scenery, but this reading...

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