111 Gardens in London That You Shouldn't Miss

111 Gardens in London That You Shouldn't Miss

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"Which garden can you enter only if you are accompanied by children? Where can you find walrus bones, vampire stories and inspiration for red telephone boxes? And since when do you see skateboards and mobile phones in Roman mosaics? London's gardens and parks form the green lung of the multimillion housing capital, but also its heart and soul. Londoners commemorate their beloveds on park benches, they volunteer to keep up community gardens and nature reserves, and they get upset when snails attack their favorite plant. The city's 400-plus green spaces are not only testament to the English love of gardening; they are also steeped in history. Kings hunted here, airships were built in London parks, and many famous Londoners are buried in graveyards-turned-gardens. Our guide leads the way into the unknown: dark corners of major parks, enchanted green paradises, and tiny gardens tucked away in rubbish skips or on the rooftops."--Amazon.com.
Publisher: [Köln] : Emons Verlag GmbH, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9783740801434
3740801433
Branch Call Number: 712.50942 G4631o 2017
Characteristics: 230 pages, 3 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm

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