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Essay on gardening | Henk Gerritsen | 9789461400123

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Essay on gardening

Author:Henk Gerritsen

Publisher:Architectura & Natura

ISBN: 978-94-6140-012-3

  • Paperback
  • English
  • 396 Pages
  • Oct 1, 2010
Gerritsen (1948-2008) started designing the Dutch Priona gardens in 1978. He is internationally well-known as the writer of the first Piet Oudolf books and as a designer of gardens in several countries. One of his best known projects was a complete renovation of the organic gardens at Waltham Place, near London. ‘Essay on Gardening’ however is not a game between well-matched opponents. Nature is much more powerful than man. Thinking ahead is not sufficient; nature is an unpredictable opponent, who may come forward with moves that no man could have foreseen. With a foreword by Piet Oudolf.

/ also published in Dutch.

Gerritsen (1948-2008) started designing the Dutch Priona gardens in 1978. He is internationally well-known as the writer of the first Piet Oudolf books and as a designer of gardens in several countries. One of his best known projects was a complete renovation of the organic gardens at Waltham Place, near London. ‘Essay on Gardening’ however is not a game between well-matched opponents. Nature is much more powerful than man. Thinking ahead is not sufficient; nature is an unpredictable opponent, who may come forward with moves that no man could have foreseen. With a foreword by Piet Oudolf.

/ also published in Dutch.

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