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Medieval Flowers By Miranda Innes

Medieval Flowers by Miranda Innes

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A celebration of flowers and gardens of medieval times which still grow today, introducing us to gardens that can be traced back to medieval times in Britain and Europe. The purpose of medieval gardens and the types of plants grown along with medicinal aspects are also included.

Medieval Flowers Summary

Medieval Flowers by Miranda Innes

Featuring plants that grew in the UK and Europe's most famous medieval gardens, and which are still cultivated today the most beautiful, best and most naturally coloured species with the purest fragrance. This is a truly inventive, well-researched book, highlighting the beauty of flowers cultivated and wild, as well as gardens and bowers. Clay Perry's photographs include a lush series of studio flower portraits as well as shots of existing medieval gardens, chamomile lawns and fruit trees in blossom. From Peony to Poppy, Solomon's Seal and Columbine to Lily and Iris, the photographs emphasise the contemplative atmosphere of the gardens, all of which can be recreated today.

About Miranda Innes

Miranda Innes studied graphic design at the Central School of Art and Design and read English at Girton College, Cambridge. She has been the garden editor at Country Living magazine for the last ten years. She is the author of 14 books. Clay Perry's work has appeared in many publications including The Sunday Times, Country Living and Homes & Gardens. He was a pupil of Ifor Thomas, a pioneer teacher of photography as a fine art. His work features in many critically acclaimed books, including English Country Gardens. Traditional English Gardens. Old English Villages and The Glory of the English Garden. His book, David Austen's English Roses, was named Garden Book of the Year. His most recent book for Kyle Cathie is Clay Perry's Fantastic Flowers.

Additional information

GOR001159711
9781856264181
1856264181
Medieval Flowers by Miranda Innes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Octopus Publishing Group
2002-09-12
160
N/A
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