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Rakes Progress #16

210 x 275 mm, 242 pages (plus The Art of Fragrance supplement)
Bromley, UK
Editors: Victoria Gaiger

The progressive guide to gardens, plants and flowers. As well as garden-adjacent things that come about from a creative approach to the theme, interesting digressions that take you into the realms of art, fashion, food, architecture, animals, but always bring you closer to nature.

Another multi-seasonal issue covering a quarry garden in the Mediterranean, India's largest flower market, a pocket of green in Covent Garden and more. As usual, each copy is accompanied by the free supplement-turned-sister publication Rakes Sense: The Art of Fragrance. Perfect for the gardener, florist or perfumer in your life, with some necessary words of wisdom from the editors to boot: ‘Winter is here. Spring seems an eternity away. The one thing we know for sure is that it won't last.’

On the Journal:
‘In issue nine the editors lift their gaze above the garden fence for the first time, to survey the landscape. The bleak, the isolated, the verdant, the distant, the exposed, the hidden; seemingly nothing escapes the attention of this extension of the theme. A windswept Danish birdwatching sanctuary becomes a destination to admire architecture’s relationship to nature (above), as much as the birds.’ READ MORE.

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