The gardens of william morris jill douglas hamilton duchess of hamilton and brandon john simmons no preview available 1998 about the author 2006 jill duchess of hamilton london uk and penny hart surrey uk co authored english plants for your garden john simmons is a director of flora for fauna. The founder of the arts crafts movement william morris drew enormous inspiration from nature in the creation of his intricate patterns yet until the publication of this book few people have realized the enormous impact he had on the evolution of the english garden. William morris was a clever and far sighted man who advocated staying within the parameters of nature and natural beauty when making gardens he also perpetuated the garden room theme which has been enormously popular since the eighteeth century. William morris designer poet socialist nature lover this volume focuses on morriss vision of the garden uncovering the principles which had such a profound effect on garden designers such as gertrude jekyll and william robinson. A study of the garden as an important part of william morris aesthetic vision with reference to his letters journals poetry and prose contains plant portraits and botanical drawings as well as a read more
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