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The Story of Gardening (2002)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0789489449, Hardcover)A fascinating, definitive history of garden development and design. From the earliest documented gardens of ancient Mesopotamia to the eclectic landscapes of the 21st century, The Story of Gardening is an engaging tale of the development and design of the garden. Brimming with glorious full-color photographs, intriguing timelines that chart the histories and fashions of individual plants, and evocative narratives, Hobhouse draws on a lifetime of work to create an enlightening overview of designers and styles that have inspired her creations and forged her gardening philosophy.
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Full-color, captioned photographs of magnificent gardens throughout the world accompany a history of garden and landscape design that includes an examination of individual plants and design features.
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