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Sissinghurst: The Dream Garden (Hardcover)

By Tim Richardson, National Trust (With), Jason Ingram (By (photographer)), Dan Pearson (Foreword by)
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Step inside the world's most famous garden and understand the strength of its attraction since is was bought and transformed by writer Vita Sackville West and diplomat Harold Nicholson in the 1930s. This unforgettable garden of rooms is influential today for its design, its exuberant planting, and its effect on visitors as a complete garden experience. Author Tim Richardson explores its power and its magic, explaining the nuances of its evolution and shows how we can all enjoy it today. 

About the Author

Tim Richardson is a writer who specializes in garden and landscape design and history. He has been gardens editor at Country Life, and landscape editor at Wallpaper* magazine, and was founding editor of both the award-winning gardens magazine New Eden and Country Life Gardens. He contributes to the Daily Telegraph, House and Garden, Gardens Illustrated and Country Life. He is the author of Phaidon's The Garden Book, Vanguard Landscapes Gardens of Martha Schwartz, English Gardens of the 20th Century and Arcadian Friends: the Makers of the English Landscape Garden. He is also the author of The New English Garden (Frances Lincoln).

JASON INGRAM is an award-winning garden and food photographer. He is based in Bristol, UK, and travels widely photographing gardens, plants, food and people for magazines, books and advertising.

Praise For…

' erudite and insightful guide to Sissinghurst...reading this sumptuously illustrated book will make you want to go there to experience its magic for yourself.' - Constance Craig, Daily Mail

‘This book draws together Richardson’s thinking on gardens in a way that has changed garden writing for good’  - Daily Telegraph

‘Informative and inspirational, the perfect Christmas gift.’  - Press Association

‘Tim Richardson brings the history and developments — including an area newly designed by Dan Pearson — to life on the page; his words are perfectly accompanied by Jason Ingram’s glorious photographs.’  - The Sunday Times Gardening Bookk of the Year

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711237346
ISBN-10: 0711237344
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Publication Date: September 1st, 2020
Pages: 224
Language: English