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The Victorian Gardens

Frank J. Scott

The Victorian Gardens

The Art of Beautifying Suburban Home Grounds, a Victorian Guidebook of 1870

by Frank J. Scott

  • 33 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Amer Life Foundation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape gardening,
  • Ornamental woody plants,
  • United States,
  • Gardens, Victorian

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8232057M
    ISBN 100892570237
    ISBN 109780892570232

      This is a book for specialists - people curious about Victorians' changing attitudes toward topiaries over the decades, or interested in the rise of colored gravels and carpet bedding. There are some lovely, under-emphasized details (my favorite centered on the introduction of the garden gnome and a display of garden gnomes in imitation of /5. Jane Loudon was to Victorian gardening what Mrs Beeton was to cookery. Her beautifully illustrated books on gardening and plant identification sold in their thousands and women all over the country were enthused enough by them to take up gardening as a hobby. She was one of the most successful of a number of talented women botanical illustrators who had mixed fortunes during their lifetimes.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: , [1] pages: color illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: Restoration --The plantation garden, Norwich --Recreation --The Victorian artisan's garden, Yalding ; The front garden ; The dwelling and its immediate surroundings ; The vegetable and fruit garden --Flower gardens and pleasure grounds: Form and ornament - .   Roses. Roses were the essence of the Victorian garden. Although old roses such as the damask, bourbon and china types had a place in 19th-century gardens, hybrid perpetual roses "overwhelmed" these groups in popularity due to their re-blooming traits and hardiness, according to Brent C. Dickerson, an expert on old roses cited by California State University.

    Get this from a library! Victorian gardens. [Anne Jennings; English Heritage.; Museum of Garden History.] -- The varied tastes of the Victorians extended to their gardens and landscapes and this text describes the wide range of garden designs and planting styles that were created during Victoria's reign. BOOK VENUE. More. Signature Weddings. Stylish Events. Thank you for your interest in Victorian Garden by Fugazzis. For your event there is a guest minimum of Our packages for start at $75/person [+tax], and of course include the following.


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Authentic Victorian writings, design instructions, and illustrations guide the modern gardener on how to shape up, Victorian style. Gorgeously illustrated with over beautiful color photographs plus illustrations, diagrams, and layouts of restorations and recreations, this book is sure to inspire and give the reader confidence to experiment.4/4(1).

- Explore Dura Stokes's board "Victorian Gardens" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Victorian gardens, Victorian, Beautiful gardens pins. Caroline Ikin's "The Victorian Garden" is a lovely gem. The text is well paced and reads easily.

The book covers a range of topics about the Victorians, their gardens and gardeners and the horticultural legacy they left behind for us/5(4). Glass Greenhouse & Garden Statues. The Victorian era was a time of great exuberance, exploration and experimentation and the Victorian desire to design astounding gardens, greenhouses and glasshouses was taken up passionately.

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the condition of this book is used with medium shelf wear, creasing and edge wear to the covers plus some skudding. the inside pages are super clean, almost unused in Rating: % positive. While Victorian gardeners were certainly concerned with these practicalities too, by and large Victorian gardens were much more decorative than we are accustomed to today.

Part of the reason for this was because trees, shrubs and flowers were often chosen not to fulfill a purpose, but as objects of art. Greenhouses and exotic plants: Collecting plants imported from around the world became a popular hobby for Victorian-era ier gardeners overwintered The Victorian Gardens book plants in greenhouses.

Lawns: Green lawns were an essential element of Victorian garden style, used to frame a lovely home and for socializing or lawn in Victorian England were trimmed with a.

Victorian garden design was more about formal flowerbeds than an overall flower garden or the cottage garden look. Keeping plantings neat, symmetrical and precise remained a must for the Victorian.

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1 in the series. Attention to detail, beautiful darling illustrations, decent paper quality, carefully designed. Highly recommend.5/5(7). This was published in paperback in as a companion to 'Georgian Gardens' and 'Medieval Gardens'(which I don't have).

Like 'Georgian Gardens', 'Victorian Gardens' gives a detailed overview of the period, which can be used as the basis for further academic study, or as an interesting, fairly readable, general book on the s: 1. Forest gardening, a plant-based food pro-system, is the world's oldest form of gardening.

Forest gardens originated in prehistoric times along jungle-clad river banks and in the wet foothills of monsoon regions. In the gradual process of families improving their immediate environment, useful tree and vine species were identified, protected, and improved while undesirable species were eliminated.

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Victorian Gardener. by Anne. A nice book about flower gardens in the Victorian era. The paintings show quaint houses and cottages mainly with a sense toward the romantic, picturesque stereotype (all of the children in the paintings are wearing shoes and stockings).

As a Lay-student of 19th century social life I had hoped to see truthfull depictions of Victorian /5(17). The Victorian gardener veered between bold experiment and eclectic revivalism, reflecting the clash of tradition with technical innovation and social change.

In Victorian gardens, Brent Elliott gives a lavishly illustrated and documented account of this fascinating period in horticultural history. About Victorian Gardens. Victorian Gardens was created for those who know what they want out of life.

Our elegant homes of distinction provide carefree living with personalized service. You'll be surrounded by natural beauty and vitality. With our central location, you are just minutes from fine dining, shopping and recreation. traditional herbs of Victorian times was created by the City of Centralia’s Community Development Department.

The book was created to generate interest in the herbs that would have been in common use at the time the Historic Borst Home was constructed in the. Gardens in Victorian novels are important in-between spaces. In the nineteenth century, domestic areas inside the home were traditionally feminine and the public sphere was seen as a masculine space, but Victorian gardens, as spaces that are not quite private or public, create an area where men and women can interact as equals.Our desire is to create a beautiful environment for our client's special day.

We work hard for every client, personalizing their event to reflect their individual tastes and exceed their dreams.

On the day, we thoughtfully execute every detail discretely and with the utmost care. Authentic Victorian writings, design instructions, and illustrations guide the modern gardener on how to shape up, Victorian style. Gorgeously illustrated with over beautiful color photographs plus illustrations, diagrams, and layouts of restorations and recreations, this book is sure to inspire and give the reader confidence to : Caroline Holmes.