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Planting Dreams, Aitken,  Richard
Planting Dreams
Richard Aitken

Hardback $49.99 - NewSouth Publishing
Gardening - Published: 1/Sep/2016 - ISBN: 9781742234649

Aitken explores the environmental and social influences that have helped produce our unique gardening culture; from Indigenous land management and the earliest European garden at Farm Cove, to the potted plants and besser block screens of mid-twentieth century modernist design. Drawing on the collections of the State Library of New South Wales, Planting Dreams showcases Australian garden making through paintings, sketches, photographs, and prints - from popular culture to high art. 

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