Subtitle The world's greatest botanical sanctuaries

Ambra Edwards
Price $45.00 / £30.00
Description Description This rich and beautiful guide from bestselling garden writer Ambra Edwards explores the most magnificent botanic havens from every continent across the world.

There has never been a better time to celebrate botanic gardens. From Brooklyn and San Francisco, to Colombia and Brazil; Oxford and Kew, to Cape Town and Mauritius; Norway and Germany, to Sydney and Thailand, discover surprising diversity, superb vistas and some of the most intriguing plants you can imagine.

As centres for research, conservation and education, these expansive collections are integral to our understanding of the true power of plants.

But they also hold some of the most beautiful species on earth – including ferns, trees, cacti, orchids and more – expertly cared for and presented as a feast for the senses, delighting thousands of visitors each year.

Ambra Edwards introduces the gardens, bringing them to life on the page, and uncovers their history, collections and scientific influence. This is a celebration of the wonder that is contained within the world’s greatest botanic gardens.
Format Hardcover Book 256 Pages
ISBN 9780711282261
Size9.25 in x 11.42 in / 235.00 mm x 290.00 mm
Published Date September 12th, 2024
Ambra Edwards
Ambra Edwards is an award-winning writer and garden historian. She is the author of the National Trust’s definitive The Story of the English Garden, the acclaimed global history The Story of Gardening (with Penelope Hobhouse), and most recently The Plant Hunter’s Atlas, which tells the enthralling stories of plants and the people who found them. In 2017, her bestselling book Head Gardeners was named Book of the Year by the Garden Media Guild. Three times named Garden Journalist of the Year in Britain, her work also appears in Europe and Australia.
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