The Gardener's Garden Phaidon Editors

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The ultimate celebration of the world's most gorgeous gardens - now with a fresh, new look

This internationally bestselling inspirational resource for garden lovers and designers sports a gorgeous new cover design - bringing the book's winning blend of authority and visual appeal to a wider-than-ever audience. The Gardener's Garden spans seven centuries to spotlight more than 250 of the globe's finest permanent gardens by leading garden designers, horticulturalists, and landscape architects, brought to life via more than 1,000 sumptuous photographs and in descriptive texts by leading garden writers.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 245 x 210 mm (9 5/8 x 8 1/4 in)
  • Pages: 472 pp
  • Illustrations: 1200 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838660260

Madison Cox has designed gardens for prestigious clients and locations, including Sting, Michael Bloomberg, Marella Agnelli, Gramercy Park in New York, and London's St Martin's Lane.

Toby Musgrave is an authority on garden history; his books have covered a wide range of subjects and he has presented on ITV and Channel 4. He is faculty lecturer in garden and plant history at the Danish Institute for Study.

"The Gardener's Garden is a sprawling worldwide compendium of more than 250 great gardens. This is smorgasbord of a book, a platter offering delights to tease the palate."—The New York Times Book Review

"The lush foliage captured here is anything but garden variety."—Entertainment Weekly

"Weighty and wonderful, this lavishly illustrated new book will make a handsome gift for the dedicated gardener in your life (or for yourself)."—The American Gardener, the magazine of The American Horticultural Society

"Sumptuous."—Daily Telegraph

"Horticultural eye candy."—Globe & Mail

"This is a book that anyone can read and reread, and each time it will provide fresh inspiration."—American Gardener

"The book’s bare-bones design allows the gardens to speak for themselves, and the layout, arranged by region and country, visually builds a narrative of core historical and influential trends common to the respective countries."—American Society of Landscape Architects Landscape Magazine

"This monster book features a dizzying range of garden styles and designs. It is virtually eight pounds of horticultural caviar, an embarrass de richesses."—The Garden Conservancy

"Many publications have claimed to be the ultimate garden book. This new global survey of gardens may have actually achieved that distinction."—Garden Design

"More than 250 stunning gardens by the world’s top landscape designers, past and present, are collected in this comprehensive and informative – not to mention gorgeous – coffee-table book."—Martha Stewart Living

"Passionate gardeners will want to read and reread... It’s a big investment, but one will pay off with years of pleasure."—New York Journal of Books

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