ISBN: 0711225249, 978-0711225244
Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Frances Lincoln
Количество страниц: 256
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"Having lived an active life in British society, beautiful Norah Lindsay had her world fall around her when her long-term marriage indeed and she faced a serious financial crisis. Out on her own at age 51 in 1924, she began a career as a garden designer, using the gardening knowledge and skills learned over the years in her restoration of the grounds of the family country estate. Known for her artistic taste, she used her charm and society contacts o develop her horticultural pursuits; her first professional commissions, as well as those that followed, on the estates of members of upper echelons of society, reflect the friendships. Writing articles for the British magazine, Country Life, in a familiar letter-writing style, Lindsay effectively put forth her philosophy on garden design that promoted her capabilities. In telling her story, biographer Allyson Hayward followed the path of Lindsay, who traveled in a gypsy-like fashion from one garden site to another for the remaining...