Features Gardens from Australia & New Zealand
This sumptuously illustrated survey of 60 of the most innovative modern gardens from around the world - chosen by venerable garden-world authority Chris Woods - is the perfect armchair travel gift book.
Gardenlust takes readers on a botanical tour through 60 modern, global gardens. Christopher Woods visits unique private gardens and public spaces created by the top garden designers working today, including Dan Pearson, Luciano Giubbilei, and Mary Reynolds. He also visits eminent botanical and large-scale gardens such as the Denver Botanic Garden, Naples Botanic
Garden, and Chihuly Gardens and Glass. The featured gardens reveal the best in contemporary garden design and emphasize how the strong influences of the past are being interpreted today. This must-have gift book for gardeners and travellers is packed with hundreds of inspiring colour photographs.
Christopher Woods began his gardening life at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. He was director and chief designer of Chanticleer, transforming it into one of America's most exuberant, romantic, and flamboyant gardens. He has served as vice president for horticulture at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden; director of the Van Dusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, Canada; executive director of the Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden; and director of both the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and Meadowbrook Farm. He lives in California.
354 colour photographs