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Gardens in My Life

Arabella Lennox-Boyd

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Apollo
01 June 2021
'A world-renowned horticultural tour de force, Arabella Lennox-Boyd is one of the most accomplished landscape designers of our time' House and Garden
'Arabella Lennox-Boyd's memoir-like account is a complete joy to read as well as to look at... A must' Country Life

'Testament to an extraordinarily creative and blooming life' Tatler

Arabella Lennox-Boyd is one of the foremost garden designers in the world. She has created some of the country's most stunning private gardens, in addition to commissions for the Serpentine Sackler Gallery and projects for Sting and Trudie Styler.

Looking back over her extraordinary career, Arabella takes us on a tour of the gardens that have had a particular interest or meaning to her. She describes the inspirations that led to the final design and plant combination. Famed for her herbaceous borders and a passionate collector of plants and shrubs, Arabella imparts her expert wisdom on planting and offers practical advice on landscaping.

The book will be illustrated with beautiful photography and accompanied by Arabella's sketches and planting plans.
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Imprint:   Apollo
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 290mm,  Width: 215mm, 
ISBN:   9781789545685
ISBN 10:   1789545684
Pages:   272
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Stock Indefinitely

Arabella Lennox-Boyd is an internationally renowned landscape designer. Italian by birth, she has designed over 400 gardens worldwide including 6 Chelsea Flower Show Gold medal gardens, including best of show in 1998. She is a trustee of the Chelsea Physic Garden; a member of the RHS Woody Plant Committee, and previously served as a Trustee of Kew Gardens for nine years. She was also awarded the RHS Veitch Memorial Medal for her work in Horticulture. Arabella has spent 40 years building her own garden at Gresgarth Hall in Lancaster, where she has created a remarkable landscape and arboretum, full of plants collected on her many plant-hunting trips.

Reviews for Gardens in My Life

'It's a book that will no doubt adorn the coffee tables in the grand houses she was first inspired by when she arrived in London. And it's a testament to an extraordinarily creative and blooming life' * Tatler * 'This beautiful book, by one of the most accomplished garden designers of our time, looks back over Arabella's extraordinary career and the gardens that have had particular interest or meaning to her ... Alongside breath-taking photography are Arabella's fascinating sketches and planting plans' * The Home Page * PRAISE FOR DESIGNING GARDENS: 'Superb photography, and text based on a lifetime of distinctive and beautiful design' Independent. 'The text [...] is warm and heartfelt, and the photographs [...] will take your breath away' Daily Express. 'Beautifully presented and fascinating' * The Lady *


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