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The English Country House Garden


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CONTENTSINTRODUCTIONTHREE ESSENTIALSHidcote, GloucestershireSissinghurst, KentGreat Dixter, East SussexUNFOLDING HISTORYMontacute House, SomersetRousham House, OxfordshireTyntesfield, SomersetRodmarton Manor, GloucestershireFolly Farm, BerkshireCOUNTRY HOUSE GARDEN IDEALSBroughton Castle, OxfordshireGoodnestone Park, KentKiftsgate Court, GloucestershireTrebah, CornwallCothay Manor, SomersetHelmingham Hall, SuffolkSpencers, EssexPERSONAL CREATIONSCharleston, East SussexExbury, HampshireThorp Perrow, North YorkshireFelley Priory, NottinghamshireLullingstone Castle, KentCONTEMPORARY DESIGNSScampston Hall, North YorkshireSeend Manor, WiltshireEast Ruston Old Vicarage, NorfolkBroughton Grange, OxfordshireThe Old Rectory, Naunton, GloucestershireContact Information & Select BibliographyIndexAcknowledgments

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George Plumptre is an author, journalist, and lecturer, acknowledged as an international authority on gardens and gardening. A former gardening correspondent for the Times, he has been Chief Executive of the National Gardens Scheme since 2010. He has lectured on a wide range of garden subjects in Britain, the USA, and South Africa, and has contributed articles to such publications as Country Life, Homes & Gardens, the Daily Telegraph, Architectural Digest (USA) and Conde Nast House & Garden (South Africa). George's gardening titles include Collins Book of British Gardens, The Latest Country Gardens, Garden Ornament, The Garden Makers, Great Gardens, Great Designers, Classic Planting and Royal Gardens of Europe.MARCUS HARPUR began his career in book publishing before joining his father, Jerry, to form Harpur Garden Library in 1992. He is a contributing photographer to the RHS Garden Plant Selector and the Colourful Gardening series and principal photographer on titles such as How to Garden, Dream Gardens of England and The Winter Garden.


Gardening Book of the Year 2014 * Daily Telegraph *
'This book will inspire and delight ... the stories of these gardens so compellingly capture by George Plumptre make the reader stop and tarry awhile, marvelling at the energy, the vision and the passion of the people who created gardens such as Hidcote, Sissinghurst and Great Dixter.' * The English Garden *
'Lively, authoritative text...photographs by Marcus Harpur significantly enhance the pleasure of this handsome book...consistently inspiring and informative.' * Historic House Magazine *
'A feast of horticulture and Englishness.' * House & Garden *
'Tells the tale of the English Country House Gardens over the past 500 years expertly and informatively' * Countryside Magazine *
'Sure to become a classic.' * Garden Design Journal *
"appealing..." * Evening Standard *

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