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The Dream Garden

Tim Richardson National Trust Jason Ingram Dan Pearson



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Frances Lincoln Publisher
01 September 2020
Photographs: collections; Gardening; Garden design & planning; Landscape gardening
Step inside the worlds most famous garden and understand the strength of its attraction since is was bought and transformed by writer Vita Sackville West and diplomat Harold Nicholson in the 1930s. This unforgettable garden of rooms is influential today for its design, its exuberant planting, and its effect on visitors as a complete garden experience. Author Tim Richardson explores its power and its magic, explaining the nuances of its evolution and shows how we can all enjoy it today.
By:   Tim Richardson
With:   National Trust
By (photographer):   Jason Ingram
Foreword by:   Dan Pearson
Imprint:   Frances Lincoln Publisher
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 270mm,  Width: 235mm, 
ISBN:   9780711237346
ISBN 10:   0711237344
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 September 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Tim Richardson is a writer who specializes in garden and landscape design and history. He has been gardens editor at Country Life, and landscape editor at Wallpaper* magazine, and was founding editor of both the award-winning gardens magazine New Eden and Country Life Gardens. He contributes to the Daily Telegraph, House and Garden, Gardens Illustrated and Country Life. He is the author of Phaidons The Garden Book, Vanguard Landscapes Gardens of Martha Schwartz, English Gardens of the 20th Century and Arcadian Friends: the Makers of the English Landscape Garden. He is also the author of The New English Garden (Frances Lincoln). Jason Ingram is an award-winning garden and food photographer who photographs plants, gardens and people for magazines and books. His previous published work with Frances Lincoln includes Kitchen Garden Experts, One Pot Gourmet Gardener and The Cut Flower Patch. Jason was judged Photographer of the Year by the Garden Media Guild in 2013 and 2014.

Reviews for Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden

'Tim Richardson brings the history and developments - including an area newly designed by Dan Pearson - to life on the page; his words are perfectly accompanied by Jason Ingram's glorious photographs.' * The Sunday Times Gardening Bookk of the Year * 'Informative and inspirational, the perfect Christmas gift.' * Press Association * 'This book draws together Richardson's thinking on gardens in a way that has changed garden writing for good' * Daily Telegraph * ' erudite and insightful guide to Sissinghurst...reading this sumptuously illustrated book will make you want to go there to experience its magic for yourself.' -- Constance Craig * Daily Mail *

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