Autor/a de Color in Your Garden
Obres de Penelope Hobhouse
Color in Your Garden (1985) 136 exemplars
The Story of Gardening (2002) 117 exemplars
Flower Gardens (1991) 110 exemplars
Garden Style (1577) 103 exemplars
Penelope Hobhouse's Gardening Through the Ages: An Illustrated History of Plants and Their Influence on Garden… (1997) 103 exemplars
Plants in Garden History (1992) 95 exemplars
On Gardening (1994) 90 exemplars
The Oxford Companion to the garden (2006) — Editor — 89 exemplars
A Book of Gardening (1986) 73 exemplars
In Search of Paradise: Great Gardens of the World (2006) 68 exemplars
Gardens of Persia (2003) — Autor — 63 exemplars
Penelope Hobhouse's Garden Designs (1997) 62 exemplars
The Country Gardener (1976) 55 exemplars
Penelope Hobhouse's Natural Planting (1997) 51 exemplars
Gardens of the World: The Art and Practice of Gardening (1991) — Editor — 48 exemplars
The Garden Lover's Guide to Italy (1998) 40 exemplars
The Gardens of Europe (1990) 28 exemplars
Borders (Classic English Gardening Guides) (1678) 27 exemplars
A Gardener's Journal: The Art & Practice of Gardening (1997) 21 exemplars
Private Gardens of England (1803) 21 exemplars
My Mother's Garden (2005) 20 exemplars
Painted Gardens: English Watercolours, 1850-1914 (1988) 14 exemplars
Smaller Garden: Planning and Planting (1981) 8 exemplars
Flower Gardens & On Gadening (1999) 8 exemplars
Propagating: New Plants From Old (2000) 4 exemplars
Pruning ("Gardens Illustrated" know how) (2000) 4 exemplars
Planting: Putting Down Roots (2000) 3 exemplars
Soil: A Worm's Eye View (2000) 3 exemplars
- Data de naixement
- Lloc de naixement
- Castledawson, Northern Ireland, UK
- Cambridge University (Girton College), 1951
North Foreland Lodge
- Biografia breu
- Penelope Hobhouse, née Chichester-Clark, was born to a prominent Anglo-Irish family at their estate of Moyola Park, Castledawson, in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Her brother James Dawson Chichester-Clark, Baron Moyola, was the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland from 1969 to 1971.
She was educated at North Foreland Lodge and attended Girton College, Cambridge, where she graduated with a BA in economics in 1951. She taught herself gardening by examples of the Tuscan villa gardens she saw on a walking tour; she went on to become a well-known garden writer, designer, lecturer, and television presenter, publishing many books on the subject.
These include Colour in Your Garden, Plants in Garden History, Penelope Hobhouse on Gardening, Penelope Hobhouse's Garden Designs, and Penelope Hobhouse's Natural Planting.
In 1996. she hosted a series for Home & Garden TV in the USA.
She has designed gardens in England, Scotland, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and the USA.
She is an associate editor of Gardens Illustrated magazine, and has taught at the University of Essex. In 1952, she married Paul Rodbard Hobhouse; they couple had three children before the marriage was dissolved in 1983. She met her second husband, John Melville Malins, at a Garden History Society meeting.
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