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A history of British gardening

by Miles Hadfield

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gardening -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Gardens -- Great Britain -- Design -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Miles Hadfield.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB451.36.G7 H33 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination509 p., leaf of plate, xxxii p. of plates :
      Number of Pages509
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4211234M
      ISBN 100719536448
      LC Control Number80490669

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Reviewed in the United States on Janu _A Little History of British Gardening_ is a delightful book. Jenny Uglow traces the history of British gardening from Roman times to the modern day, taking in gardens large and small and gardeners rich and poor along the way. The book is elegantly written, well researched, and beautifully illustrated with a plethora of black-and /5(19).

The book arrived looking well thumbed,with a couple of small tears at the edges of the first two pages,but for the price which I paid, I expected a few cosmetic flaws,and the book itself is a readeable introduction to the history of British gardening,which isn't dry,has some illustrations,and is easy to dip in and out of,according to the reader's by: 4.

I enjoyed Jenny Uglow's biographies of George Eliot and Elizabeth Gaskell, so I'd been looking forward to reading her new book, A Little History of British Gardening, and wasn't disappointed - it's traces British gardening from Roman times down through today, looking at gardens large and small across social classes/5.

A Little History of British Gardening was a Christmas present last year, no, the year before now. I started reading in October. I finally finished it on Boxing Day. It is much longer than expected, with much smaller typeface than her other books I’ve read.

Jenny Uglow is an authoritative writer of biographies and heavy-hitting, prize-winning books on history; with her Little History of British Gardening she reveals another of her great passions. Mark Laird is a historic landscape consultant and garden conservator and teaches landscape history at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.

Previous books include The Flowering of the Landscape Garden: English Pleasure Grounds, – and. Gardening books: A little history of British Gardening by Jenny Uglow.

A Little History of British Gardening By Jenny Uglow Chatto & Windus An updated edition of Jenny Uglow’s popular book that chronicles the history of gardening in the British Isles, from the skilled plantsmanship of the Romans to the monastic gardens of the Middle Ages, the avenues, canals and elaborate parterres of Author: Rachael Funnell.

Praise for A Little History of British Gardening “The book charts gardening right up to the present day, looking at the spike in demand for allotments and the current boom in naturalistic gardening.

This isn’t a dry historical reference book, it’s filled with interesting anecdotes and asides that bring all the eras to. T he problem with most garden books is that they are written by gardeners.

Gardeners have a habit of filling pages and pages with homework-sounding. Praise for A Little History of British Gardening “The book charts gardening right up to the present day, looking at the spike in demand for allotments and the current boom in naturalistic gardening.

This isn’t a dry historical reference book, it’s filled with interesting anecdotes and asides that bring all the eras to life”.

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A treatise on the English garden, Observations on Modern Gardening, written by Thomas Whately and published in London inwas translated into French in After the end of the Seven Years' War inFrench noblemen were able to voyage to England and see the gardens for themselves, and the style began to be adapted in French gardens.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hadfield, Miles. History of British gardening. London, New York, Spring Books,   See the book "The Enclosure of the Garden from its Origins": Monty Don - On his journey through four hundred years of Britain's garden history, Monty Don arrives in.

The earliest English gardens that we know of were planted by the Roman conquerors of Britain in the 1st century AD.

The Roman gardens that we know the most about are those of the large villas and palaces. The best example of the latter is probably Fishbourne Roman Palace in Sussex, where an early garden has been partly reconstructed. Colored by Jenny Uglow's own love for plants and brought to life by many vivid illustrations, A Little History of British Gardening not only explores flowery meads, grottoes and vistas, landscapes and ha-has, but also tells you, for example, how the Tudors made their curious knots, how housewives used herbs to stop freckles and how the suburbs.

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