The Constant Gardener

Author(s): Holly Kerr Forsyth


The garden has been a constant companion in Holly Kerr Forsyth's life, providing pleasure, a refuge and, occasionally, aching muscles. In this beautiful guide to creating, enjoying and maintaining the garden, Holly shares her years of practical gardening experience and the insights gained through photographing and writing about gardens large and small. From the tiniest bulb - and its care - to the fundamental issues of water conservation and garden sustainability, The Constant Gardener is an indispensable guide for every gardener.


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Holly Kerr Forsyth is a writer, photographer and passionate gardener. She has written about gardens for more than a decade and has been the Weekend Australian garden columnist for ten years. She has an Arts degree from the University of Queensland, is a graduate of Ryde Horticultural College, Sydney, and has a PhD in history from the University of New South Wales. Holly has written for a range of academic and mainstream publications and is the author of four books on gardening, including the best-selling Remembered Gardens: Eight women and their visions of an Australian landscape. During the writing of this book she travelled throughout Australia, and across the globe, photographing the world's best gardens, analysing their key features, and interviewing their owners and creators.

General Fields

  • : 9780522855401
  • : Melbourne University Press
  • : The Miegunyah Press
  • : 1.445
  • : September 2008
  • : 240mm X 172mm X 32mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Holly Kerr Forsyth
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 635
  • : 528
  • : colour photographs