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UK £24.95
US $39.95
CAN $49.95
Hardback with jacket
352 pages
500 colour illustrations
28 x 22.4 cm (11.25 x 8.75 in)
ISBN: 978-1-8589-4511-8
Dream Gardens of England
100 Inspirational Gardens

Barbara Baker

Jerry Harpur and Marcus Harpur

The perfect companion to Merrell's bestselling Dream Gardens (Sunday Times Gardening Book of the Year), Dream Gardens of England is a beautifully designed sourcebook of 100 gardens of all styles in all parts of the country. It presents a wonderful variety of garden-design ideas, ranging from modern sophistication to lush romanticism, and from small city plots to large gardens in breathtaking rural locations. Each garden is photographed to show all its key features and essential details, while concise descriptions offer a rare insight into the aims and achievements of some of today's leading gardeners. With captions identifying the plants depicted, this book is an invaluable source of information and inspiration.



The ultimate inspirational and accessible sourcebook of modern and contemporary gardens of all styles from across England

Indispensable for garden lovers everywhere, and for anyone wanting to make their dream garden a reality

Includes the work of Beth Chatto, Julian and Isabel Bannerman, Christopher Bradley-Hole, Xa Tollemache and Lucy Redman


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Author Profiles

Barbara Baker is a writer and keen gardener. She is the author of Why We Garden: Stories of a British Obsession (1998).

Jerry Harpur and Marcus Harpur of Harpur Garden Images, based in Essex, are critically acclaimed photographers whose work appears in many books, magazines and newspapers. Jerry was awarded the Garden Writers' Guild Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.

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It would be hard not to find something to stir the soul in Dream Gardens of England ... Not only are the gorgeous high points of summer celebrated in gardens both open to the public and behind closed gates, but the team also captures the quirky and the seemingly ordinary

Sunday Times

Exquisite and highly enjoyable

English Garden

This inspirational work is worthy of the highest recommendation to all gardeners.

Chicago Botanic Garden
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