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The American Spirit in the English Garden
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Contents: Introduction: The Quest for Plants; Seeds and saplings for The New World; The John Tradescants and the Garden Museum; Henry Compton, Bishop of London and the Gardens of Fulham Palace; Charles Hamilton at Painshill Park; The Quaker Plant Collectors; Collectors, Nurserymen and the Changing Shape of Landscape and Gardens; The American Connection; The Wessynton Family at Washington Old Hall; Sulgrave Manor - The Ancestral Home of the Washington Family; Winfield House - London Residence of the American Ambassador to The Court of St James's; Bletchley Park National Codes Centre; Claverton Manor, Bath The American Museum in Britain; Thomas Hollis and James Bartos of Dorset; The Dollar Princesses; Consuelo Vanderbilt and Gladys Deacon at Blenheim Palace; The Jerome Sisters Chartwell and Brede Place; The Astors at Cliveden and Hever Castle; Nancy Lancaster at Kelmarsh Hall, Ditchley Park and Haseley Court; The Fairhavens at Anglesey Abbey; Gertrude Winthrop and Lawrence Johnstone at Hidcote Manor Garden; Dorothy Elmhirst at Dartington Hall Garden; Gardens of Remembrance; Runneymede; Pocahontas at St George s Church, Gravesend; Memorial to Sachem Mahomet Weyonomon at Southwark Cathedral, London; Cambridge American Military Cemetery and Memorial Chapel.

About the Author

Jean Stone is a Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and has published books and articles on gardens, their design and the natural landscape. She has won awards for her garden design and has exhibited her work at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. She is a passionate advocate and spokesperson on the arts and garden heritage.

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The impact of North American flora has gone largely unnoted, but Stone explores it in historical essays and profiles of storied British gardens, supplemented by hundreds of enticing color photos. -- Nara Schoenberg Chicago Tribune, October 19, 2015 The American Spirit in the English Garden details the influx of new and exotic plants into the United Kingdom, both as a show of wealth and for the opportunity to discover new medicinal remedies. Landscape Architecture Magazine, December 2015

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