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Gardenlust : a botanical tour of the world's best new gardens / Christopher Woods.

Woods, Christopher, 1953- author, photographer. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604697971
  • ISBN: 1604697970
  • Physical Description: 414 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, Inc., 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: NORTH AMERICA. Sunnylands Center and Gardens, Rancho Mirage, California ; The Garden of Flowing Fragrance, Huntington Botanical Garden, San Marino, California ; The Park, Las Vegas, Nevada ; Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle, Washington ; Mordecai Children's Garden, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, Colorado ; Federal Twist, Stockton, New Jersey ; Junto Farm, Hudson Valley, New York ; Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, Florida ; Vallarta Botanical Garden, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico -- CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN. Los Elementos, Dominical, Costa Rica ; Golden Rock Inn, Nevis, West Indies -- SOUTH AMERICA. Jardín de Salvias, Mar del Plata, Argentina ; Juan Grimm Gardens, Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina ; Parque Explorador Quilapilún, Colina, Chile -- EUROPE. Iúri Chagas Gardens, The Algarve, Portugal ; Quinta da Granja, Miranda do Corvo, Portugal ; Jardins de la Rambla de Sants, Barcelona, Spain ; The Garden of Stone, Peratallada, Spain ; Parc Clichy-Batignolles/Martin Luther King, Paris, France ; Camel Quarry House, Cornwall, United Kingdom ; Crossrail Station Roof Garden, London, United Kingdom ; Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, United Kingdom ; Orpheus, at Boughton House, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom ; The Alnwick Garden, Northumberland, United Kingdom ; Carrie Preston's Gardens, The Netherlands ; The Tree Museum, Rapperswil, Switzerland ; Landschaftspark, Duisburg-Nord, Germany ; Peter Korn's Garden, Eskilsby, Sweden -- AFRICA AND THE ARABIAN PENINSULA. A Garden of Shape and Light, Marrakech, Morocco ; The Aloe Farm, Hartbeespoort, South Africa ; The Miracle Garden, Dubai, United Arab Emirates ; Al Barari, Dubai, United Arab Emirates ; Oman Botanic Garden, Al Khoud, Oman -- INDIA AND SOUTHEAST ASIA. The Garden of Five Senses, Said-ul-Azaib, Delhi, India ; 137 Pillars House, Chiang Mai, Thailand ; Gardens by the Bay and Parkroyal Hotel, Singapore ; Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden, Luang Prabang, Laos ; Made Wijaya's Gardens, Bali, Indonesia -- ASIA. Xi'an Expo Park, Xi'an, China ; Chenshan Botanical Garden, Shanghai, China ; Ichigaya Forest, Tokyo, Japan ; Tokachi Millennium Forest, Hokkaido, Japan -- AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. Geelong Botanic Gardens, Geelong, Victoria, Australia ; The Australian Garden, Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia ; One Central Park, Sydney, Australia ; Barangaroo Headland Park, Sydney, Australia ; Rose Bay, Sydney, Australia ; Gibbs Farm, Makarau, North Island, New Zealand ; Paripuma, Blenheim, South Island, New Zealand ; Fishermans Bay Garden, Long Bay, South Island, New Zealand.
Summary, etc.: A pictorial tour of the world's most innovative new gardens includes the Tree Museum in Rapperswil, Switzerland; the Aloe Farm in Hartbeespoort, South Africa; Ichigaya Forest in Tokyo, Japan; and Mordecai Children's Garden in Denver, Colorado.
"Intrepid plant expert Christopher Woods set out on a global quest in search of inspired new gardens, and presents fifty of the best here. With wit and humor, he describes the most arresting features of public parks in exotic locations like Dubai, mission-redefining botanic gardens in Chile and Australia, and the most enviable details of lavish private estates and gemlike city yards. Throughout, he reveals the fascinating people, plants, and stories that make these gardens so lust-worthy. As inspiring as it is insightful, Gardenlust takes readers on a luscious tour of six continents that is sure to spark wanderlust."--Dust jacket.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 May #2
    Woods, a British ethnobotanist, highlights 55 new gardens (made in the last 20 years) from around the world in this combination botanical guide and armchair travel book. The gardens are arranged by continent, beginning with North America and ending with Australia and New Zealand. Russia is not included (and of course the Arctic and Antarctica are not known for their gardens). The variety of designs is impressive, including the Park, in Las Vegas; Chihuly Garden and Glass, of Seattle; Golden Rock Inn; Nevis West Indies; the Dubai Miracle Garden; and the Chenshan Botanical Garden, in Shanghai. In addition to beautiful colored photographs accompanying these profiles, text from Woods describes the plan and arrangement of each garden. He also considers globalization via plants that are reintroduced to their native environments as well as those that are planted to clean the atmosphere and lower the world temperature. A recommended purchase for public libraries that have patrons interested in gardening as well as those who combine gardening and travel. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Christopher Woods began his gardening life at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. He was director and chief designer of Chanticleer, transforming it into one of America’s most exuberant, romantic, and flamboyant gardens and made it renowned for creative and innovative techniques. He has served as vice president for horticulture at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden; director of the Van Dusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, Canada; executive director of the Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden; and director of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Meadowbrook Farm.

Subject: Gardens > Pictorial works.
Gardens.
Genre: Nonfiction.
Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.

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