WorldCat Identities

Hobhouse, Penelope

Overview
Works: 91 works in 377 publications in 7 languages and 10,193 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Educational films  Instructional films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Designs and plans  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: SB472, 712
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Penelope Hobhouse
The story of gardening by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full-color, captioned photographs of magnificent gardens throughout the world accompany a history of garden and landscape design that includes an examination of individual plants and design features
Color in your garden by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sensitive use of colour and foliage lies at the heart of gardening. Penelope Hobhouse explains the principles of colour, visual effects in changing light conditions, the interplay between colour and texture and the essential design factors that help the gardener to exploit these successfully
Garden style by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author uses some of the finest gardens in the world to show how to lay out and plan formal, patterned, natural and flower gardens
The gardens of Persia by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the evolution of Persian gardens from ancient times to the present day and their impact on modern garden design
Penelope Hobhouse's gardening through the ages : an illustrated history of plants and their influence on garden styles--from ancient Egypt to the present day by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The delight in seeing the art of gardening as nature perfected or in considering gardening as simply an imitation of nature remains as topical today, when whole landscapes are threatened, as it has through the ages. Penelope Hobhouse's definitive account is illustrated with an unsurpassed selection of pictures. Chronological narrative and instructive digressions alternate in the text to illuminate how the art of gardening has changed with time
Flower gardens by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 5 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a catalog of more than 500 flowers and their cultivation in different garden stifes throughout the season
Plants in garden history by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On gardening by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De bekende tuinarchitecte geeft praktische aanwijzingen in woord en beeld via een rondwandeling door de tuinen van Tintinhull House in Somerset
Gertrude Jekyll on gardening by Gertrude Jekyll( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penelope Hobhouse's garden designs by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of gardening : a practical guide by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gardens of the world : the art and practice of gardening( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The country gardener by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book shows you how to transform a jungle into a country-style garden - single handedly
The art & practice of gardening( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hosted by Penelope Hobhouse, a garden writer, designer, historian, lecturer and gardener. Includes Roses For the Garden; Visions of Nature; The Summer Garden; Design Basics; Planting the Bones of a Garden; and more
Borders by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gardens of Europe by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and German and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of paradise : great gardens of the world by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and French and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Search of Paradise is a survey of the great gardens of the world, presented through photographic images and the descriptions of the garden designer and writer Penelope Hobhouse. Here you will find the oases of the Middle East, the gardens of Chinese scholars, Japanese sages and Renaissance humanists, French baroque gardens, the English landscape garden of Capability Brown and his followers. Here too are the gardens of the great modern designers, among them Roberto Burle Marx, Fernando Caruncho, Dan Kiley, John Brookes and James van Sweden
Private gardens of England by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penelope Hobhouse's natural planting by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and German and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using examples of gardens in many climates, Penelope Hobhouse shows how this increasingly popular method of natural planting works and how it can be adopted for today's garden
Painted gardens : English watercolours, 1850-1914 by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The story of gardening
Alternative Names
Penelope Hobhouse britische Gartenautorin und Gärtnerin

Penelope Hobhouse Brits tuinder

Penelope Hobhouse Garden writer, designer, lecturer and television presenter

홉하우스, 퍼넬러피 1929-

ペネロピ・ホブハウス

ホブハウス, ペネロピ

Languages
English (213)

German (18)

French (12)

Dutch (4)

Polish (3)

Japanese (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
Color in your gardenGarden styleThe gardens of PersiaFlower gardensPlants in garden historyOn gardeningPenelope Hobhouse's garden designsThe country gardener