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Hobhouse, Penelope

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Most widely held works by Penelope Hobhouse
The story of gardening by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 846 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 English and Undetermined and held by 622 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 )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and French and held by 519 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 )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 456 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
Plants in garden history by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and French and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How did exotic, oriental plants find their way into the borders of English gardens? Penelope Hobhouse - plantswoman, garden designer and authority on historic gardens - is uniquely qualified to shed new light on the absorbing history of gardens from ancient Egypt to the twentieth century. This is a book on the history of gardens and gardening which describes the evolution of the Western model and explains the various historical factors which have created the modern idea of gardening as both art form and popular pastime. In her survey of the rich heritage of Western gardening, Penelope Hobhouse's text is complemented by a collection of illustrations that range from the earliest Egyptian tomb painting to some of today's best garden photography."--
Gertrude Jekyll on gardening by Gertrude Jekyll( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 in 1992 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined the furnishings of gardens from ancient Egypt to the present day. In Renaissance Europe new bulbs and tubers were valued like works of art for their intrinsic beauty and their rarity, while malleable plants such as box, yew, and hornbeam were treated as green architecture, and were regimented into elaborate ground patterns. In the eighteenth century, the skills of garden designers backed by the wealthy led to compositions that included the horticultural jewels
Flower gardens by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a catalog of more than 500 flowers and their cultivation in different garden stifes throughout the season
A book of gardening : a practical guide by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 390 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 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All the world over, garden owners clamor for consultations with Penelope Hobhouse, a designer of successful gardens from California to Maine, from the Scottish Isles to Italy. This book presents more than 20 of Hobhouse's eloquent and utilitarian designs depicted in 200 glorious, full-color photos."--
On gardening by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 349 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
The country gardener by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and held by 337 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 )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 322 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 )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private gardens of England by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published in 2006 in English and French and held by 283 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
The gardens of Europe by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

15 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painted gardens : English watercolours, 1850-1914 by Penelope Hobhouse( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 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
 
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The story of gardening
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Color in your gardenGarden styleThe gardens of PersiaPlants in garden historyFlower gardensPenelope Hobhouse's garden designsOn gardeningIn search of paradise : great gardens of the worldPenelope Hobhouse's natural planting
Alternative Names
Chichester-Clark, Penelope.

Chichester-Clark, Penelope 1929-

Penelope Hobhouse britische Gartenautorin und Gärtnerin

Penelope Hobhouse Brits tuinder

Penelope Hobhouse Garden writer, designer, lecturer and television presenter

پينيلوپ هوبهوس

홉하우스, 퍼넬러피 1929-

ペネロピ・ホブハウス

ホブハウス, ペネロピ

Languages
English (272)

French (14)

Polish (3)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (2)

Chinese (1)