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Knot Gardens and Parterres

by Robin Whalley

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Barn Elms Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Garden design & planning,
  • Gardens (descriptions, history etc),
  • Topiary,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • English Garden Design And Planting,
  • Gardening,
  • Techniques,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Garden Design,
  • Gardening / General,
  • England,
  • Design,
  • History,
  • Knot gardens

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8729688M
    ISBN 101899531041
    ISBN 109781899531042

    About this Item: Barn Elms & The Museum Of Garden History London , x cms, pp, b/w & colour illusts, fine hardcover with very good+ dustwrapper (one short sealed tear) This book has 2 parts. Part 1 offers a history of knot gardens: unravelling the knot; the early Tudor period; late Tudor & early Stuart; from knots to parterres () revivals & restorations after Scottish perspective on news, sport, business, lifestyle, food and drink and more, from Scotland's national newspaper, The g: Knot Gardens.

      Read PDF Online Here ?book=   Knot gardens The knot garden is the major legacy of Tudor garden design – a piece of perfect control and symmetry. It reflects the over and under of threads used in a needlework pattern, bringing the decorative aspects of the embroidery and tapestries of the time outside into the : The English Garden.

    Get this from a library! Topiary, knots and parterres. [Caroline Foley, (Writer on gardens); European Boxwood and Topiary Society,] -- "Topiary, knots, and parterres come in many guises, from the grand and imposing to the humble and folksy. In this book Caroline Foley -- with the aid of diarists, writers, wits, designers, gardeners. French parterres originated in the gardens of the French Renaissance of the 15th century and often had the form of knot gardens. Later, in the 17th century Baroque garden, they became more elaborate and stylised. The French parterre reached its greatest development at the Palace of Versailles, which inspired many similar parterres throughout.


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Knot Gardens and Parterres by Robin Whalley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Compiled in one place is this informative book on Knot Gardens and Parterres. From pictures of gardens throughout Europe to a step-by-step walk-through of creating your own, including plant suggestions, this is a great tool for someone interested in installing Knot Gardens and Parterres, as well as a gorgeous coffee table book for those who just enjoy this form of expression in the garden/5(13).

This work on knot gardens and parterres is written in two parts. The first unravels the tangled story of the knot garden as it transforms itself from the curious knot of Tudor times into the great embroidered layouts of the 17th century/5.

This is a history book of mainly European and British gardening. It doesn’t include anywhere else (aside from a few America mentions) and it doesn’t talk about the how-tos or detailed plant /5(4).

A knot garden is a garden of very formal design in a square frame, consisting of a variety of aromatic plants and culinary herbs including germander, marjoram, thyme, southernwood, lemon balm, hyssop, acanthus, mallow, chamomile, rosemary, Calendulas, Violas and Santolina.

Knot Gardens and Parterres: A History of the Knot Garden and How to Make One Today Hardcover – 1 September by Robin Whalley (Author), Anne Jennings (Author)/5(11). This work on knot gardens and parterres is written in two parts. The first unravels the tangled story of the knot garden as it transforms itself from the "curious knot" of Tudor times into the great embroidered layouts of the 17th century/5(11).

The ornamental parterre gardens that we so frequently see on the grounds of great mansions and 18th Century gardens, and mentioned in historical novels, grew out of the knot garden.

The knot garden was a medieval form of symmetrical flower bed made up of hedges which separated various plants, such as flowers or herbs. Knot gardens have an intricate woven effect which is very labor. Knot gardens were very labour intensive to create and maintain requiring almost daily maintenance and parterres quickly became more popular as it was not so intricate in its layout and therefore easier to manage.

Parterre gardens reached their peak in France under the reign of Louis XIII at the Palace of Versailles. This work on knot gardens and parterres is written in two parts. The first unravels the tangled story of the knot garden as it transforms itself from the curious knot of Tudor times into the great embroidered layouts of the 17th century.

This work on knot gardens and parterres is written in two parts. The first unravels the tangled story of the knot garden as it transforms itself from the "curious knot" of Tudor times into the great embroidered layouts of the 17th century.

the knot garden is the parterre. Parterres might consist of a group of flower beds laid out in a formal pattern, often surrounded by hedging and sometimes with a central feature.

These gardens became fashionable in the 17th century. Finally you will come to the kitchen garden. Herbs and vegetables growing in our garden. Compiled in one place is this informative book on Knot Gardens and Parterres.

From pictures of gardens throughout Europe to a step-by-step walk-through of creating your own, including plant suggestions, this is a great tool for someone interested in installing Knot Gardens and Parterres, as well as a gorgeous coffee table book for those who just enjoy this form of expression in the garden/5.

A knot garden is artfully laid out and planned in order to resemble the threads of ancient Celtic knot work. Knot gardens have been a part of traditional garden design for hundreds of years, yet they are rarely seen these days.

Here’s more about designing a knot garden and parterre. Topiary, Knots and Parterres: a book about clipping greenery, but also a universal garden topic covering, as author Caroline Foley says, "from ridiculous to sublime."Author: Kendra Wilson.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Knot Gardens and Parterres at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more.

A knot garden is a garden of very formal design in a square frame, consisting of a variety of aromatic plants and culinary herbs including germander, marjoram, thyme, southernwood, lemon balm, hyssop, costmary, acanthus, mallow, chamomile, rosemary, Calendula, Viola and Santolina. Most knot gardens now have edges made from box (Buxus sempervirens), whose leaves have a sweet smell when.

Little Book of Parterre & Knot Gardens in French Knots by Christine Harris,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

The best way to view a Parterre garden is from above, where the carefully planned garden can be enjoyed to best effect.

Traditional Parterre knot gardens were based on the Celtic knot, intricate and difficult to maintain. There are 5 other types of Parterre: embroidered, compartmented, cut-work, water and Parterres a l’anglaise or grass Parterre.

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Knot gardens and parterres: a history of the knot garden and how to make one today. [Robin Whalley; Anne Jennings] -- This book is conceived in two parts.

The first, by the garden historian Robin Whalley, is a well-researched and lively account of the evolution of knot gardens from the first sketches in the.Two formal garden styles which appeared around the sixteenth century in Europe were the knot garden and the parterre.

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