The Lost Gardens of Heligan

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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An award-winning account of an award-winning restoration. 'Every bit as riveting as the garden itself' Noel Kingsbury - Country Life Set in a magical place, this is a romantic adventure story. We have spent the last five years thinking on our feet, eating on the hoof...and always with our hearts pounding in our chests. And yes, we have breathed new life back into the gardens, but every breath has made us feel more alive too. Anyone who has visited Heligan will understand. It is a story of teamwork and passion, of people with disparate lives coming together and sharing a common goal. It is a story which celebrates that which is best in us all, commitment, compassion and a love of life. Side One: The Green Shroud Side Two: The Road from Gorran to Damascus The Big Blow An Easter Opening Baptism by Fire Drawing back the Veil The Secret of the Thunderbox Room Side Three: The Plant Collectors Side Four: The Cast Today The Productive Gardens Out Under the Spotlight Decline Spirit of Heliganshow more

Product details

  • Audio cassette
  • 106 x 136 x 18mm | 140.61g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Abridged
  • 0752818562
  • 9780752818566

About Tim Smit

Tim Smit was born in 1954 in Scheveningen, Holland, and educated in the UK. After graduating from Durham Universi University he worked first as a county archaeologist before spending ten years as a record producer and composer, successful in Europe, the USA and Japan. In 1987 he and his family moved to Cornwall, where, with John Nelson, he was to discover Heligan. Tim Smit's other major interest is the Eden Project, a scheme to build the largest greenhouse on earth in Cornwall, to celebrate the more