20 Sussex Gardens

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Discover a local paradise by visiting 20 of the loveliest gardens in Sussex. From grand to humble, formal to wild, ancient to modern, well-visited to lesser-known, 20 Sussex Gardens showcases pleasures to indulge every horticultural desire.

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Written by Lorraine Harrison, published by Snake River Press and Illustrated by Sarah Young.

Discover a local paradise by visiting 20 of the loveliest gardens in Sussex. From grand to humble, formal to wild, ancient to modern, well-visited to lesser-known, 20 Sussex Gardens showcases pleasures to indulge every horticultural desire. Whether set amid a grand country estate, public park or working nursery, each garden demonstrates something of the wide-ranging and varied growing conditions across the county. The reader is led through each garden, pausing at spectacular plantings, intriguing stylistic structures and creative landscaping, all of which are described in lively detail. Many of these garden sanctuaries are associated with important historical, artistic and literary figures who made Sussex their home, and brief glimpses of their fascinating lives further illuminate these visits to Eden. All the gardens are open to the public for a long season.

ISBN: 978-1-906022-02-0, 187mm x 115mm, 96 pages, 30,000 words, 20 specially commissioned illustrations plus map, hardback, marker ribbon

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Written by Lorraine Harrison, published by Snake River Press and Illustrated by Sarah Young.

Discover a local paradise by visiting 20 of the loveliest gardens in Sussex. From grand to humble, formal to wild, ancient to modern, well-visited to lesser-known, 20 Sussex Gardens showcases pleasures to indulge every horticultural desire. Whether set amid a grand country estate, public park or working nursery, each garden demonstrates something of the wide-ranging and varied growing conditions across the county. The reader is led through each garden, pausing at spectacular plantings, intriguing stylistic structures and creative landscaping, all of which are described in lively detail. Many of these garden sanctuaries are associated with important historical, artistic and literary figures who made Sussex their home, and brief glimpses of their fascinating lives further illuminate these visits to Eden. All the gardens are open to the public for a long season.

ISBN: 978-1-906022-02-0, 187mm x 115mm, 96 pages, 30,000 words, 20 specially commissioned illustrations plus map, hardback, marker ribbon