WorldCat Identities

Lawson, Andrew 1945-

Overview
Works: 88 works in 337 publications in 5 languages and 9,058 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Encyclopedias  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Creator, Other, Contributor, Editor
Classifications: SB473, 635.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Andrew Lawson
The encyclopedia of planting combinations by Tony Lord( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to 4,000 color and planting schemes including shrubs and small trees, climbers, roses, perennials, bulbs, and annuals
The gardens of Gertrude Jekyll by Richard Bisgrove( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: The English gardens of Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) have influenced good garden design throughout the world. While many of Jekyll's gardens and original plantings have disappeared, and only a handful of her plans are well-known, thousands survive in archives. Richard Bisgrove has selected a representative sample from this remarkable collection, and the designs--including plans for Jekyll's three American gardens as well as for many of her English gardens--have been redrawn by an accomplished watercolorist and relabeled to make them more accessible to the nonspecialist. Together they provide an astonishing record of Jekyll's versatility as a garden designer and of the painstaking attention to detail that she applied to every aspect of her art
The gardener's book of color : creating contrasts, harmonies, and multicolor themes in your garden by Andrew Lawson( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New English garden by Tim Richardson( Book )

10 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author "discusses twenty-five significant English gardens made or remade over the past decade."
The garden at Highgrove by Charles( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and German and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cotswold gardens by David Hicks( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within the area of England known as the Cotswolds lie some of the world' s finest gardens. See them at their most magnificent in dazzling photographs and through the eyes of an eminent designer with a unique and very personal perspective on garden style
Scent in your garden by Stephen Lacey( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dream gardens : 100 inspirational gardens by Tania Compton( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect companion to Merrell's bestselling Dream Homes, Dream Gardens is a beautifully designed sourcebook of 100 modern and contemporary gardens of all styles in all parts of the world. It presents an exciting array of stunning locations and garden-design ideas, from small, sophisticated, minimalist city gardens to large, richly planted gardens in breathtaking rural locations. Each garden is beautifully photographed to show all its key features and essential details, while concise descriptions offer a rare insight into the aims and achievements of some of today's leading garden designers. With full captions identifying the plants depicted, this book is a valuable source of information and inspiration. The ultimate inspirational sourcebook of modern and contemporary gardens of all styles from across the globe, presenting a kaleidoscope of locations and design ideas, stunningly illustrated, and written in a lively and informative style
Designing gardens by Arabella Lennox-Boyd( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of this book explores Arabella Lennox-Boyd's philosophy and establishes the principles of her approach to design: the importance of relating the garden not only to the landscape but also to the spirit of the house and the individuality of the owner; how to establish the bare bones of a design - enclosing garden rooms, and opening up garden space; how to use vertical structures to best effect; and how to clothe bare bones with plants appropriate to the type of garden. Design ideas for everything from paving and pergolas to perennial plantings burst from every page, captured in Andrew Lawson's atmospheric images and Lennox-Boyd's plans. The second part of the book looks in detail at more than 20 very different gardens, many these are private and never photographed before
Great English gardens by Andrew Lawson( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Sparta : the garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay by Jessie Sheeler( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay, <poet and artist>, in the Pentland Hills of Scotland"--Jacket
Variegated plants : a gardener's index to patterned foliage by Susan Conder( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With their fascinating marbling and mottling, veinings, splashes and contrasting edges, variegated plants contribute uniquely to the creative gardeners palette. This book describes 700 such plants, including annuals, perennials, grasses, climbers, trees and shrubs, together with specific advice on cultivation and propagation. The superb photographs were commissioned specially for this book from the noted garden photographer, Andrew Lawson.--COVER
The English cottage garden by Jane Taylor( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gardener's book of colour by Andrew Lawson( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GARDENING. First published in 1996, this Pimpernel Classic edition has been completely redesigned and includes a new foreword by Andrew Lawson. Using his artist's eye and scientist's training, distinguished garden photographer and writer Andrew Lawson shines a new light on using colour in the garden. This book shows myriad ways to put colours together, and demonstrates the extraordinary power of colour to change the sense of space, to suggest coolness or warmth and to evoke different moods. The basis of creating harmonizing and contrasting schemes is explained and illustrated with dramatic examples. All the major schemes are supported by keyline drawings giving full planting details. In addition, illustrated plant directories, arranged by colour and flowering season, provide cultivation details for over 850 plants, enabling you to assemble the right plants for your chosen scheme and to carry that scheme through the year
Creating a garden by Mary Keen( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author recounts how she redid the garden at her home in the Cotswolds and discusses methods for planning a garden to complement its surroundings
The English roses : classic favorites & new selections by David Austin( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austin revolutionized rose gardening by restoring the viability and popularity of the old roses, and in The English Roses he describes in detail 40 recently developed varieties in addition to 40 of his best-loved and time-tested favorites. He presents his entirely new classification and recounts how he set out to create the English roses. The authoritative text describes: The distinctive qualities and fragrances of English roses; The original old rose hybrids Musk hybrids, alba hybrids, the "Leander group" Climbing roses, cut-flower roses; Growth habits, flower form, foliage and name origin; Valuable cultivation tips; Austin's favorite garden designs; How to cut and arrange roses
Shakespeare's gardens by Jackie Bennett( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's Gardens is a highly illustrated, informative book about the gardens that William Shakespeare knew as a boy and tended as a man, published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in April 2016. This anniversary will be the focus of literary celebration of the man's life and work throughout the English speaking world and beyond. The book will focus on the gardens that Shakespeare knew, including the five gardens in Stratford upon Avon in which he gardened and explored. From his birthplace in Henley Street, to his childhood playground at Mary Arden's Farm, to his courting days at Anne Hathaway's Cottage and his final home at New Place--where he created a garden to reflect his fame and wealth. Cared for by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, these gardens are continually evolving to reflect our ongoing knowledge of his life. The book will also explore the plants that Shakespeare knew and wrote about in 17th century England: their use in his work and the meanings that his audiences would have picked up on--including mulberries, roses, daffodils, pansies, herbs and a host of other flowers. More than four centuries after the playwright lived, whenever we think of thyme, violets or roses, we more often than not still remember a quote from the 39 plays and 154 sonnets written by him
The English garden by Ursula Buchan( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gardening writer Ursula Buchan has combined forces with garden photographer Andrew Lawson to explore the English garden and capture its richness and diversity. Focusing on gardens that are open to visitors, she explains the historical trends and the work of garden makers of the past that have shaped the English gardens we see today. With a wealth of outstanding examples, illustrated with 350 photographs, she describes many garden styles - formality, the landscape tradition, the Arts and Crafts style, the cottage garden and recent phenomena such as New Naturalism. Color, water, ornament and foreign influences are among the themes she considers, as well as such defining characteristics as the very English urge to grow flowers and the nation's love of roses
Trees & shrubs by R. William Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover unexpected London by Andrew Lawson( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The encyclopedia of planting combinations
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Languages
English (154)

German (11)

French (7)

Spanish (5)

Danish (2)

Covers
The gardens of Gertrude JekyllThe gardener's book of color : creating contrasts, harmonies, and multicolor themes in your gardenThe garden at HighgroveCotswold gardensScent in your gardenDream gardens : 100 inspirational gardensDesigning gardensGreat English gardens