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Books & Program ideas from GH&D at the September meeting

Updated: Nov 26, 2017

Secret History of the British Garden

Monty Don presents four one-hour programs on each of the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. It's a perfect combination of history and gardening. If you love gardens, this is absolutely wonderful. I just had to share it with everyone. He is such an enthusiast. You can find them on YouTube at the links below.

17th Century https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbE99baeJtk

18th Century https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCRG555CB-Y

19th Century https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oxIQARyL-U

20th Century https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkLWcuWnhkM

The New American Garden

James van Sweden (designer of Tippet Rise in Montana) in a 3 1/2 minute video talking about this design concept which started in 1981.


The Garden Design Journal (The journal for the Society of Garden Designers)

This British publication has some truly stunning pictures, (look at the Jencks' earthworks in Scotland and Tippet Rise in Montana) as well as ideas for private gardens, wildlife havens and interviews with leading designers.


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