Flowers in the World's Most Beautiful Gardens

Author(s): Alain Le Toquin

Gardening

Flowers in the World's Most Beautiful Garden's puts the spotlight on the star of the garden; the flower. Tracing the history of flower gardens from the Middle Ages to today, the book discusses the types of flowers commonly planted, the landscape designs, the advances in technology and how these practices have advanced throughout the centuries. Each chapter also focuses on a significant type of bloom; the rose, i ris and tulip feature among others. Illustrated with more than 150 exquisite photographs by Alain Le Toquin, this book features the world's most extraordinary flower gardens, featuring gardens in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.

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A photographic tribute to the flower, showcasing its presence in the most beautiful gardens in the world and its evolving role in gardens throughout history.; Alain Le Toquin has devoted himself to capturing gardens around the world for the last 10 years, visiting more than 300 gardens in 23 countries on five continents. And this book contains more than 150 of his stunning images.; The book shows gardens in countries such as; France, Spain, Italy, New Zealand, Morocco, South Africa and the United States, India, Thailand and many more.; Toquin's previous books Most Beautiful Gardens in the World and Gardens in time have sold incredibly well. In general Abrams has had a lot of success with lavishly, high-end gardening books.

Alain Le Toquin has devoted himself to capturing gardens around the world for the last 10 years, visiting more than 300 gardens in 23 countries on five continents. His work can be seen in Abrams's Gardens in Time and The Most Beautiful Gardens in the World. Yves-Marie Allain, a landscape architect, has authored many articles and books, including Trees and The Art of the Garden in Europe.

General Fields

  • : 9781419705588
  • : ABRAMS
  • : ABRAMS
  • : 1.905
  • : September 2012
  • : 260mm X 286mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 240
  • : Illustrations