Book

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

Edited by Patrick Taylor

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198662556
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191727542 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780198662556.001.0001
The Oxford Companion to the Garden

Results | All related links for this item | 1-20 of 1,832 results for: Return to index card »


Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Aalto, Alvar (1898–1976)

Preben Jakobsen and Maunu Häyrynen.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 196 words.

(1898–1976), Finnish architect, designer, and artist.

In addition to being one of the greatest architects of the modern

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 253 words.

Abbotsbury, Dorset, England, owe their special atmosphere to a remarkable microclimate. The garden is very close to the sea, which

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abelin, Rudolf (1864–1961)

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 227 words.

(1864–1961), one of Sweden's most prominent ambassadors for the garden's classic values and expressions, being at the same

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abercrombie, John (1726–1806)

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 107 words.

(1726–1806), Scottish gardener and author born at Prestonpans, East Lothian, who worked at Kew gardens (see Royal

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Aberglasney

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 265 words.

Llangathen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, has an ancient and mysterious history. In the 15th century it was probably the home of Rhydderch

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Abkhazi Garden

Marjorie Harris.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 263 words.

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, is a rare Canadian private garden open to the public. Prince Nicholas (1899–1987) and

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Acelain Ranch

Sonia Berjman.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 260 words.

Buenos Aires province, Argentina, has an area of 12,000 hectares/29,654 acres of which the designed landscape amounts to 700 hectares/1,730

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Achabal

Sheila Haywood.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 256 words.

Anantnag (Islamabad), Kashmir, lies to the south-east of Srinagar, where the Vale of Kashmir dies out against the mountains. The

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Acosta, Carmen de la Fundación Rodríguez

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 191 words.

Granada, Andalusia, Spain, a rare art deco house and garden created by the artist José Rodríguez Acosta (d. 1941

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Adam, Robert (1728–92)

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 143 words.

(1728–92), Scottish architect, son of William Adam.

One of the most prolific, successful, and distinguished architects of

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Adam, William (1689–1748)

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 172 words.

(1689–1748), Scottish architect and garden designer born in Kirkcaldy.

His sons John and Robert Adam also became architects

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Adelsnäs

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 201 words.

Östergötland, Sweden, on an isthmus in Lake Bysjön, mentioned from the 16th century, became the country's only baroni (barony) established

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Adriana, Villa

Edited by Patrick Taylor.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 5 words.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

aesthetics of the garden

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 1503 words.

Different cultures, and different people, have radically different views of what constitutes beauty in gardens. Much of the theory of

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Aislabie, John (1670–1742)

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 92 words.

(1670–1742), English politician, landowner, and landscaper born near York who inherited the Studley Royal estate near Ripon, North

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Aislabie, William (1700–81)

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 174 words.

(1700–81), English landowner and landscaper, son of John Aislabie.

He added to the Studley Royal landscape between

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Aiton, William (1731–93) and William Townsend(1766–1849)

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 260 words.

Father and son gardeners, botanists, and plantsmen.

The elder Aiton was born at Hamilton in Scotland and, from 1754,

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Ajuda Botanic Garden

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 278 words.

Lisbon, Portugal, was founded in 1768 by the Marquês de Pombal. Its terraced layout, parterres, and fine statuary all

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Akbar (1542–1605)

Sheila Haywood.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 199 words.

(1542–1605), 3rd Mughal Emperor (1556–1605), became the greatest of the Mughals, extending his empire to cover

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Alberti, Leon Battista (1404–1472)

Gordon Campbell.

in The Oxford Companion to the Garden

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden. 222 words.

(1404–1472), Italian humanist polymath.

His importance for garden design arises not so much from his architecture as from

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page