Thenford: The Creation of an English Garden by Anne Heseltine,Michael Heseltine

By Anne Heseltine,Michael Heseltine

This publication is the tale of 1 backyard and one relatives, over a 40-year period of time. of their personal phrases, Michael and Anne Heseltine describe the ups and downs of the way they set approximately remodeling and increasing a wild, overgrown and infrequently dilapidated wooded area into the remarkable backyard they've got this present day.

Today, the backyard at Thenford has an arboretum which includes greater than 3,500 assorted species of timber and shrubs, together with infrequent vegetation which have been wild-collected through renowned plantsmen together with Roy Lancaster OBE, Allen Coombes, Keith Rushforth and Chris Chadwell. it's also famous for its sculpture backyard, which has an eclectic selection of paintings starting from a white marble Tazza fountain to a massive statue of Lenin.

Beautifully illustrated with either expert images and personal relations photos, this own tale of the construction of a unprecedented backyard will pride horticultural specialists and beginners alike.

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