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Island Gardens Havens of Beauty Around the British Isles

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ISBN-10: 0711239754

ISBN-13: 9780711239753

Edition: 2018

Authors: Jackie Bennett, Richard Hanson

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The British Isles consists of more than 6,000 islands scattered around the main islands of Britain and Ireland. More than 100 of these British off-shore islands are inhabited - and where there are people, there are gardens. Lighthouse gardens, gulf-stream-soaked, tropical gardens, windswept remote gardens with giant and ancient yew trees, and gardens surrounding castles and monasteries of historical significance. Britain has more island gardens than anywhere else in the world, particularly on the inhabited islands of the Scottish Hebrides, the Isle of Wight, Anglesey and the Scilly Isles. In this book we will encounter a huge variety of habitats and gardening conditions, from coastal…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: White Lion Publishing Company
Publication date: 9/4/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 9.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Jackie Bennett is a former editor of The Garden Design Journal , the English Garden Magazine and Gardening with the National Trust . She began her career in television, producing gardening and natural history programmes before become a full time writer. In 1990, she won an award for nature writing in the BBC Wildlife Magazine Awards and her books include The Wildlife Garden Month by Month (David & Charles 1990 - reissued in 2011), The Cottage Garden and Wild About the Garden (1997 a Channel 4 tie-in book for the TV series presented by Carol Klein). She won the Garden Writer's Guild Gardening Column of the Year 2009 for a series about her own Norfolk garden. Jackie has studied garden design…