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Book: The Lost Gardens of Heligan by Tim Smit

Posted by lazygardens Sunset Zone 13 (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 14, 04 at 12:07

Fascinating tale of the restoration of a Cornish estate's fabulous gardens that had been decaying for the better part fo a century.

They had a bigger budget than most, and help from the BBC and the National Trust, but we can all sympathize.


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RE: Book: The Lost Gardens of Heligan by Tim Smit

  • Posted by John_D USDA 8b WA (My Page) on
    Sat, Feb 14, 04 at 16:11

Who is the publisher?


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RE: Book: The Lost Gardens of Heligan by Tim Smit

It's published by "Victor Gollancz" ... a British publisher, ij associstion with Chammel 4 television (they did a whole series on it)

Amazon.com says it's a different publishrr
# Hardcover: 270 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.00 x 10.25 x 8.00
# Publisher: Trafalgar Square; (July 1998)
# ASIN: 0575064226

And there is a paperback version.


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RE: Book: The Lost Gardens of Heligan by Tim Smit

  • Posted by John_D USDA 8b WA (My Page) on
    Sat, Feb 14, 04 at 21:51

LG:
Thanks.


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RE: Book: The Lost Gardens of Heligan by Tim Smit

Now THIS is the story of a garden restoration. It is facinating, you won't want to put it down.


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RE: Book: The Lost Gardens of Heligan by Tim Smit

If you go to the site below you will be able to have a virtual tour of the gardens, an introduction by Tim Smit, and so on. This was a 10 year restoration. Look for the 'Mud Maiden'. . .

http://www.heligan.com


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RE: Book: The Lost Gardens of Heligan by Tim Smit

  • Posted by John_D USDA 8b WA (My Page) on
    Sun, Feb 15, 04 at 14:15

Great web site! Thanks for posting the link.


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