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Highgrove: An English Country Garden

The pioneering demonstration of organic gardens planned and planted by the Prince of Wales over thirty years at Highgrove. The gardens at Highgrove are one of the world’s most celebrated examples of organic gardening, offering inspiration to generations of gardeners by showing that a gorgeous landscape through completely organic and earth-friendly means is truly possible. Like a personal tour through each of the seasons, the Prince of Wales, along with Bunny Guinness, describes the thinking behind each planting, lessons learned from trial and error, the highlights and triumphs, as well as future plans. Lavishly illustrated with photographs that capture both the light and detail of this majestic space, this beautiful book will delight and inspire gardeners of every level. It is an exquisite celebration of garden design, full of passion and inspiration.

Hardcover: 240 pages

Publisher: Rizzoli (February 17, 2015)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0847845613

ISBN-13: 978-0847845613

Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 1 x 11.7 inches

Shipping Weight: 3.7 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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I loved this wonderful book. It is not only an expression of beautiful gardening, but it says a lot about Prince Charles. I loved the way it is presented, using the seasons as a backdrop.It has inspired me to work in my own garden, and whenever I feel tired and hassled with the cares of life, I see the ilustrations of this marvellous book and feel at peace knowning that somewhere in this world there is a corner of beauty and peace.

Just received this wonderful book about Highgrove - it is worth every penny. So well written, with monthly notes by Prince Charles, very informative text by author Bunny Guinness and astounding photographs through all the seasons. You will get so much information and ideas from this book. This garden was already on my "to visit" list, and is very definitely high on that list now. Would recommend this book to any garden enthusiast.

If you're a garden lover visiting England, you should look into taking one of the garden tours at Highgrove. If you can't go, this book (and some of the earlier books detailing organic practices at Highgrove) may be the next best thing.

Have 2 other Highrove books from earlier in its history which take a more "gardening" approach. This is a more "photography" book but the month by month layout is totally different and a refreshing approach. A perfect coffee table book but also fine for the gardener.

Marvelous garden, from every angle, at every season, created by an amazing man so in tune with nature and beauty!!!Spend the money, take the time and go see HighGrove - a tour worth every penny!

Lovely and beautifully written. The photos are stunning and the quality is superb. I do not think this will disappoint any Gardner, but will inspire instead. The info on organically taking care of such a vast estate is amazing. I'm happy to see the true soul and spirit of HRH in his love of gardening. It's wonderful to see his passion of keeping everything natural without chemicals, and nasty unfriendly composites to our environment.

I am a gardener and lover of English gardens in general. The gardens at Highgrove are inspiring and amazing. The Gunnera Manacata alone makes the book worth reading.Beautifully photographed, well described and a pleasure to own

This is a truly beautiful book! The images are lovely and you cannot imagine the various gardens thriving in the UK's climate. Very nicely written and certainly an inspiration to view. I will enjoy this book for years to come.

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