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The brother gardeners

Andrea Wulf

The brother gardeners

botany, empire and the birth of an obsession

by Andrea Wulf

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by William Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horticulturists -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Plant collectors -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Gardening -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-335) and index.

    StatementAndrea Wulf.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB61 .W85 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination356 p., 8 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17113288M
    ISBN 100434016128
    ISBN 109780434016129
    LC Control Number2008428852

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From the bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, a fascinating look at the men who made Britain teh center of the botanical world. Bringing to life the science and adventure of eighteenth-century plant collecting, The Brother Gardeners is the story of how six men created the modern garden and changed the horticultural world in the process/5(10).

Bringing to life the science and adventure of eighteenth-century plant collecting, The Brother Gardeners is the story of how six men created the modern garden and changed the horticultural world in the process.

It is a story of a garden revolution that began in America/5(). This encouraged gardeners to meddle empirically in their own garden plots, just as Philip The brother gardeners book enormously accessible Gardeners Dictionary (), a catalogue of all plants then in cultivation in Britain, transformed gardening from an aristocratic preserve into the passionate pursuit of amateurs.

“The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obsession,” charts Britain’s love affair with the garden, which had reached great heights bythe year of Author: Miranda Seymour. The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obsession.

by Andrea Wulf. pp, Heinemann, £ Perhaps it is because our monomania for gardening is Author: Mark Cocker. The Brother Gardeners.

A quieter revolution took place among the flowerbeds of 18th-century England, as is revealed in this charming and well Author: Ian Pindar. (Jon Snow) " The Brother Gardeners is a delightful book.

It brings the story of 18th-century gardening to life in a remarkably vivid way, and sheds new light on the personality clashes and prejudices which lay at the root of the Georgians' passion for plants."Reviews:   Set against the backdrop of the emerging empire and the uncharted world beyond, "The Brother Gardeners" tells the story how Britain became a nation of gardeners.

About the Author Andrea Wulf was born India and moved to Germany as a child/5(). From the scent of the exotic blooms in Tahiti and Botany Bay to the gardens at Chelsea and Kew, and from the sounds and colours of the streets of the City to the staggering vistas of the Appalachian mountains, The Brother Gardeners tells the story how Britain became a nation of gardeners.

This is the story of these men - friends, rivals, enemies, united by a passion for plants. Set against the backdrop of the emerging empire and the uncharted world beyond, The Brother Gardeners tells the story how Britain became a nation of :   From the author of the acclaimed The Brother Gardeners, a fascinating look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as 4/5.

The Brother Gardeners "The Brother Gardeners" follows the lives of six 18th-century naturalists whose shared passion for plants gave rise to the English love affair with gardens.

The text paints a vivid portrait of an emerging world of knowledge and of gardening as it is known today. Posted on 12/09/ in Brother Gardeners | Permalink | Comments (0) Wissensbuch des Jahres / Science Book "The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt" "The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt" won Science Book in the category 'Aesthetics" - a competition run by the German magazine "bild der Wissenschaft".

Her book The Brother Gardeners was long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize and received a CBHL Annual Literature Award in Inshe won the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize [4] [5] and the Royal Geographical Society 's Ness Award for her book The Invention of :New Delhi, India.

Book Overview This is the fascinating story of a small group of eighteenth-century naturalists who made Britain a nation of gardeners and the epicenter of horticultural and botanical expertise.

It's the story of a garden revolution that began in by:   This book imparts terrific insight into the thought processes and design methods of the Chelsea Gold winning Rich brothers. We're resurrecting a backyard garden after years of neglect. This book has a brilliant approach to conceptualization, and the sections on planting are going to /5(36).

The duo, who you might recognise from BBC1's Garden Rescue, are working tirelessly to make gardening 'cool'. Country Living interviewed the brothers in June about what it's like to be the "cool guys" of the gardening world, how it all began and their book Love Your Plot, Gardens Inspired by Nature.

When did your affinity for gardening start. Number 32 on New York Times Best Seller List (Non-Fiction), 17 April Number 11 on New England Indie Bestseller List, 3 April Founding Gardeners was published on 3 February by William Heinemann in the UK (titled as Founding Revolutionary Generation, Nature and the Shaping of the American Nation) and on 29 March by Knopf in the US (titled as Founding Gardeners.

Written and Illustrated by The Fan Brothers (Eric and Terry).Design historian Wulf (The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obsession,etc.) explains how the Founders brought a new nation and their own gardens simultaneously to fruition.Gardners of Bexhill, was acquired by Alan Little and his family over 30 years ago, when they saw an opportunity to enter the book wholesale market.

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