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By Gordon Campbell

ISBN-10: 0198784619

ISBN-13: 9780198784616

Gardens take many varieties, and feature numerous capabilities. they could function areas of peace and tranquilty, how to domesticate flora and fauna, or as areas to strengthen agricultural assets. Globally, gardens have encouraged, comforted, and sustained humans from all walks of lifestyles, and because the backyard of Eden many iconic gardens have encouraged nice artists, poets, musicians, and writers.

In this brief historical past, Gordon Campbell embraces gardens in all their splendour, from parks, and fruit and vegetable gardens to decorative gardens, and takes the reader on a globe-trotting ancient trip via iconic and cultural signposts of gardens from varied areas and traditions. starting from the gardens of old Persia to fashionable day allotments, he concludes through seeking to the way forward for the backyard within the age of world warming, and the adaptive spirit of human
innovation.

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