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The Resource Island gardens : havens of beauty around the British Isles, Jackie Bennett ; photographs by Richard Hanson

Island gardens : havens of beauty around the British Isles, Jackie Bennett ; photographs by Richard Hanson

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Island gardens : havens of beauty around the British Isles
Title
Island gardens
Title remainder
havens of beauty around the British Isles
Statement of responsibility
Jackie Bennett ; photographs by Richard Hanson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Britain has more island gardens than anywhere else in the world. Some 6,000 islands are scattered around the main islands of Great Britain and Ireland, and more than 100 of these offshore islands are inhabited. Where there are people, there are gardens: lighthouse gardens, Gulf-Stream-tempered gardens, windswept remote gardens with knarled and ancient trees, and gardens surrounding castles and monasteries of historical significance. In this book we encounter a huge variety of habitats and gardening conditions ; what they all share is the special light and magical atmosphere that a proximity to water can bring"--
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Publisher's description
Cataloging source
YDX
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Bennett, Jackie
Dewey number
635.0941014/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SB466.G7
LC item number
B46 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hanson, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gardens
  • Gardens
  • Islands
  • Islands
  • Gardens
  • Great Britain
Target audience
general
Label
Island gardens : havens of beauty around the British Isles, Jackie Bennett ; photographs by Richard Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Sub-title from jacket
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Isles of Scilly. Tresco Abbey Garden, Tresco -- The south-western isles of Scotland. Brodick Castle, Arran ; Ascog Hall, Bute ; Achamore Gardens, Gigha -- Anglesey: Ynys Mōn. Plas Cadnant -- Orkney. The Quoy of Houton, Mainland ; Fiddlers Green, South Ronaldsay ; Kierfiold House, Mainland -- Channel Islands. La Bigoterie, Guernsey ; Herm Island, Herm ; La Seigneurie Gardens, Sark -- Inner Hebrides. Lip Na Cloiche, Mull ; Priory Garden, Oronsay ; An Cala, Seil -- Isle of Wight. Mottistone Gardens ; Crab Cottage -- Holy Island. Lindisfarne Castle
Control code
on1021806899
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780711239753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Island gardens : havens of beauty around the British Isles, Jackie Bennett ; photographs by Richard Hanson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Sub-title from jacket
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Isles of Scilly. Tresco Abbey Garden, Tresco -- The south-western isles of Scotland. Brodick Castle, Arran ; Ascog Hall, Bute ; Achamore Gardens, Gigha -- Anglesey: Ynys Mōn. Plas Cadnant -- Orkney. The Quoy of Houton, Mainland ; Fiddlers Green, South Ronaldsay ; Kierfiold House, Mainland -- Channel Islands. La Bigoterie, Guernsey ; Herm Island, Herm ; La Seigneurie Gardens, Sark -- Inner Hebrides. Lip Na Cloiche, Mull ; Priory Garden, Oronsay ; An Cala, Seil -- Isle of Wight. Mottistone Gardens ; Crab Cottage -- Holy Island. Lindisfarne Castle
Control code
on1021806899
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780711239753
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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