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Talks about the abundance of the award-winning productive gardens at the Lost Gardens of Heligan. This book tells the stories of reconstruction behind increasingly well-known features such as the beautiful apple arches in the Vegetable Garden. It also provides a comprehensive record of varieties grown at Heligan, including suppliers.The Paxton greenhouse at Heligan is one of the few surviving examples of the thousands manufactured in the mid- 1800s by Paxton ... Paxtona#39;s greenhouse was among the original flat-pack concepts, the forerunner of much of the domestic furniture and building packages of ... Each unit carried four glazing bars reinforced with metal cross-members, and five runs of glass - the production of large sheets ofanbsp;...

Author:Philip McMillan Browse
Publisher:Alison Hodge Publishers - 2005


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