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William Robinson, 1838-1935

Mea Allan

William Robinson, 1838-1935

father of the English flower garden

by Mea Allan

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Robinson, W. 1838-1935.,
    • Gardeners -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesEnglish flower garden.
      Statementby Mea Allan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB63.R63 A78 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2821449M
      ISBN 100571118658
      LC Control Number83670198

      William Robinson - Father of the English Flower Garden. Allan, Mea. Revisionist biography of the author of The English Flower Garden - a perennial bestseller. Add to cart $ Enquire about this book. Publisher: Faber and Faber. First English edition. Fine in .


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Born inhe lived to see his book The. Robinson, William (–), horticulturist and publisher, was born on 15 July in Ireland, the son of William Robinson and his wife, Catherine, née Farrell (c–).While reticent about his origins, Robinson did acknowledge that he came from Ireland: he ' kept an affection for his native land, but seldom came back to Ireland ' (Moore, ).

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(–).Ulster-born landscape-gardener and writer. He worked as a gardener at Curraghmore before moving to the Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin, and then to the Royal Botanic Garden, Regent's Park, London, where he remained until By that time he had become acquainted with several eminent scientists, and had begun to contribute to the.

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(William), /5(2). Source: biographical notes based on the entry for William Robinson in the 'Oxford Dictionary of National Biography', ‘William Robinson: The Wild Gardener’ / by Richard Bisgrove, and ‘William Robinson Father of the English Flower Garden’ / by Mea Allan.

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Robinson (), more than any other gardener, was responsible for sweeping away the carpet bedding of the Victorians and promoting a more relaxed style using hardy plants. Robinson, William (–). Ulster-born landscape-gardener and writer.

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William Robinson was born on 5 Jul in Ireland, the son of William and Catherine Robinson. He began his career as a garden boy at the Marquess of Waterford’s estate at Curraghmore, County Waterford, and subsequently worked at Sir Hunt Johnson-Walsh’s estate at Ballykilcavan as foreman gardener.

William Robinson's revolutionary book, The Wild Garden, envisioned an authentically naturalistic approach to gardening that is more vital today than ever before.

First published inThe Wild Garden evolved through many editions and remained in print through the remainder of the author's lifetime (–).

Works []. Gleanings from French gardens, 2nd edition, London: F. Warne and co. () (external scan) The parks, promenades, & gardens of Paris, 1st edition, London: J. Murray () (external scan) The Wild Garden, London: J.

Murray () (transcription project) The subtropical garden, or, Beauty of form in the flower garden, London: J. Murray () (external.

William Robinson ( – ) was a gardener, and a prolific author on horticulture. His best known books, The Wild Garden () and The English Flower Garden () contained his ideas for a new approach to planting gardens using plants to imitate nature instead of formal bedding schemes, which were so popular in Victorian gardens.

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In the book, Robinson issued a forceful 5/5(1). William Robinson (Author) William Robinson (–) emigrated from Ireland at a young age and was rapidly welcomed into the top echelons of British horticulture and botany. By he was a Fellow in the Linnean Society, sponsored by his friend Charles Darwin.

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The Wild Garden was originally published in and proceeded through a series of editions and reprints through the author's lifetime.

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