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This major international work, composed of more than 600 entries, will prove to be an indispensable reference for garden historians; teachers and students of archaeology, garden history, and landscape architecture; professional and amateur gardeners; and curious general readers alike. A wide range of topics are explored, including important people in the history of gardening and landscaping (Pliny, Roberto Burle Marx); specific sites, both historical and existing (Villa Adriana, Stowe); surveys of types and styles of gardens as well as of gardening movements (Informal Garden, Arts and Crafts Gardening); traditions of specific geographic regions (Africa, pre-Colombian Gardens); and different gardening materials and techniques (Wardian Case, Plant Training). Replete with both black-and-white and colour photographs, as well as with dozens of line drawings illustrating plans, techniques, and tools.
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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.Review:
"A sumptuous publication."
"One of the finest works of its kind to date."
-"Australian Garden History
"This quintessential reference will be used in academic and large public libraries."
"The best of this season's encyclopedias- a genuine cornucopia...."
-"The New York Times
"A definitive source for garden design and history...."
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