Gardens of the World

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Explore the world's most stunning gardens and gain expert knowledge you can apply to your own green space with this all-encompassing guide to gorgeous gardens!

Illustrated with inspiring photography and full of fascinating insights from expert gardeners, this beautiful compilation takes you on a visual journey of some of the world's most gorgeous gardens and green spaces, brought to you by the leading publisher in the UK gardening category.

The book is split into five chapters, each focusing on a different theme. From the intricately planned and carefully curated French formal gardens of Versailles to the surrealist jungle dreamland of Mexico's Las Pozas, these gardens prove that green-fingered ingenuity comes in many forms and thrives in even the most unlikely of locations.

Soar into the pages of this intricately designed garden guide to discover:

-Informative introduction giving history and context of garden travel as a phenomenon
-An overview of the types of garden that feature in the book
-Approximately 50 must-visit gardens and green spaces organized thematically
-Orderly rose gardens of English country manors, wild open spaces inspired by nature and mind-bending wonderlands like Singapore's gravity defying Gardens by the Bay, an astonishing feat of modern horticultural engineering
-Immersive descriptions of each garden, giving its history, significance and cultural context
-Feature spreads throughout shine a light on a particular area of interest
-Story boxes, timelines, "if you like this" extra entry boxes, quotes from head gardeners and iconic figures, and gardening tips to inspire you in your own horticultural efforts at home

A must-have volume for garden tourists, whether solo travellers or groups whose ideal trip features an organized expert-led tour of beautiful destination gardens around the world. Proving the perfect gift for the garden-lover in your life, this inspiring garden book is ideal for those looking to start travelling again and tailoring their trips to a post-Covid world.

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ISBN-13: 9780241559246
ISBN-10: 0241559243
Pagini: 256
Dimensiuni: 220 x 262 x 24 mm
Greutate: 1.12 kg
Editura: Dorling Kindersley - DK
Colecția DK Eyewitness Travel
Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom

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Our travel writers report on what to see, eat, drink and do around the world, while the very best photographs and illustrations bring cities, regions and countries to life. We publish guides to more than 200 destinations around the world, from handy pocket-sized city guides to comprehensive country guides.

DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.