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Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens

<em>The Queen’s Garden</em>, lithograph from linocut, 1983.
Fri, 2014-04-25 12:53

About the book

This delightful book brings together 60 years of artist Edward Bawden’s illustrations, posters and linocuts of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It presents a light-hearted social history of Kew, peopled with the many Hanoverian kings, queen and princes who lived here, as well as famous people who passed through its gates such as the 3rd Earl of Bute, Joseph Banks the botanist, Fulke Greville the poet, as well as the novelist Fanny Burney and scientist William Hooker.

Book of the month - International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection 7

Cranberries being harvested on the flooded planes of Cape Cod
Wed, 2014-02-05 11:47

About the book

This sumptuous book features all the winning pictures from the competition as well as the best of the rest. It is an inspirational primer for all aspiring plant, natural history and garden photographers. Stunning imagery from around the world is accompanied with the photographers’ technical and artistic insights into the winning photographs, the judges’ comments and advice on improving your garden and plant photography.