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A terrific gift for the gardening friend who has all the reference books they need. The Gardener’s Garden is both encyclopedic and international in scope filled with illustrations and explanatory text about the world’s most interesting and important gardens. A source for inspiration, for potential travel destinations, or just for dreaming.
— From The Gardener's Garden
The ultimate garden book – both a collection of gardens from around the world and a resource for those seeking inspiration on garden design and planting. Featuring over 250 permanent gardens by leading garden designers, horticulturalists and landscape architects, from the 14th century to the present day, and covering all key types and styles of garden, this well‐illustrated compendium combines images, text, key information and captions for each of the featured gardens, appealing to both amateur and professional gardeners, as well as garden designers.
Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors
"The Gardener’s Garden is a sprawling worldwide compendium of more than 250 great gardens. This is smorgasbord of a book, a platter offering delights to tease the palate." – The New York Times Book Review
"The lush foliage captured here is anything but garden‐variety." – Entertainment Weekly
"Comprehensive and informative – not to mention gorgeous!" – Martha Stewart Living
"The ultimate inspiration for anyone with a green thumb." – Town & Country
"Passionate gardeners will want to read and reread... it’s a big investment, but one will pay off with years of pleasure" –New York Journal of Books
"Many publications have claimed to be the ultimate garden book. This new global survey of gardens may have actually achieved that distinction." – Garden Design
"This monster book features a dizzying range of garden styles and designs. It is virtually eight pounds of horticultural caviar, an embarrass de richesses." – The Garden Conservancy
"Weighty and wonderful, this lavishly illustrated new book will make a handsome gift for the dedicated gardener in your life (or for yourself)." – The American Gardener, the magazine of The American Horticultural Society
"Sumptuous." – Daily Telegraph
"Horticultural eye candy." – Globe & Mail
"The book features profiles of 250 breathtaking gardens from around the world, some of them developed as long as 600 years ago, others far more modern."–Chronical Herald"