In issue 34 of
Historic Gardens Review
Editorial & News
Victorian cemeteries, a Canadian motor magnate’s mansion and a rose for Elizabeth von Arnim make the news in this issue.
Anniversary: Capability Pig
Linden Groves poses the question: is Capability Brown’s legacy being upheld by that other great British icon, Peppa Pig?
Optimist & Pessimist
In this section we bring you some good and bad news from around the world.
Helen Langley and Marian Shaw visit Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden in Helsinki and Bedugul Botanic Garden in Bali respectively.
A guide to Oxford college gardens, an assessment of the Hanoverian contribution to Kew, and a study of the three Bauer brothers are among the dozen books reviewed in this issue.
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Le Nôtre at Large
The great French designer Andre Le Nôtre is associated with a number of foreign gardens – at least according to legend. Jill Sinclair looks at the facts.
Elizabeth in Essex
A courtly Tudor garden has been completely lost, but Elizabeth Goldring argues there is evidence that hints at its magnificence.
Awakening a Sleeping Beauty
Anne Vale explains why the Grove at Mawarra is one of the best surviving gardens by Edna Walling.
Trains v. Trees
Richard Mawrey discovers that protection is patchy for the UK's areas of ancient woodland.
The Tale of a Tail
The lugubrious dog that adorns gardens of stately homes across Europe has a classical pedigree.
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