The Story of Gardening by Penelope Hobhouse

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The Story of Gardening

by Penelope Hobhouse

Dorling Kindersley, 2002, [First Edition], colour photographs throughout, colour & b/w plates, 6000 illustrations, large hardcover, dustjacket, ISBN 0751333905

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'This lavishly illustrated and inspiring history charts the fascinating evolution of gardening over thousands of years, bringing to life the world's most beautiful and magnificent gardens.  In it, acclaimed garden designer and plantswoman Penelope Hobhouse shows how an appreciation of style and techniques from all over the world helps us to understand how modern gardens have developed.  She also considers how the availability of plant species from around the world has influenced garden design.'