Garden ornament: five hundred years of nature, art, and artifice
An inspiration for every gardener, this exquisitely produced work is a history of garden ornament and a comprehensive source book for those interested in making their gardens more beautiful. 400 illustrations.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Gardens and history from ancient Egypt
Ornament and its application
3 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
18th century ancient architect architectural backdrop balustrade Baroque Bramham Park bronze canal carved cascade cast iron Cast iron urn Castle centrepiece chateau classical Coalbrookdale colour Composition stone contemporary contrast created decoration detail effect England English gardens example flanking focal point focus Foundry fountain French furniture garden design garden ornament garden seat gate piers Gertrude Jekyll grotto Hadrian's Villa Harold Peto hedges high Produced important incorporating Italian gardens Italian Renaissance Italy Kent landscape last century lead figures line of sight modern garden natural original ornamental gardening Oxfordshire painted pair parterre pattern pattern cast pedestal pergola piece planting pool Portland stone proportions Reginald Blomfield Rousham scale sculpture setting shape statuary statues style surroundings temple terraces terracotta texture trees trellis-work urns and vases Vaux-le-Vicomte Versailles Victorian Villa Garzoni Villa Lante vista visual walls weathered White marble figure wide William Kent wrought iron