Gardenesque: a celebration of Australian gardening
Covering more than 200 years of Australian gardening, this beautiful volume offers a visual tour of stunning images from the State Library of Victoria’s extensive collections. Revealing the diversity of Australia’s gardening heritage in selections from a wide range of books, pamphlets, plans, paintings, and prints, this magnificent guide celebrates both the aesthetic and practical nature of gardens by showcasing a variety of plants and tracking shifts in environmental concerns.
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This is a beautifully sumptuous book that is a companion volume to an exhibition that we saw in Melbourne, Australia in 2004. Anyone interested in gardens and gardening, or the social history of a nation as reflected in something as ubiquitous as gardening would enjoy this delightful book. Read full review