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Film | The Garden: Elements and Styles with Toby Musgrave

While the Garden Museum is closed, we are taking the opportunity to reach out across the world and bring inspiring garden experts to you through our online events.

Our first stop is Denmark and Dr Toby Musgrave, an authority on garden history. Toby devised and presented the BBC Radio 4 series The British Garden, and has written for many magazines and newspapers. He teaches garden history at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, and has also lectured at Oxford University and the Royal Horticultural Society.

To celebrate the launch of Toby Musgrave’s new book ‘The Garden: Elements and Styles’, published by Phaidon, this in-conversation will look at the influences that inspired the choices in this beautiful and comprehensive A – Z of the elements and styles of gardens both European and International. We delve into Toby’s varied CV from his PhD in Garden History, presenting on radio and TV and authoring 13 books and look at the challenges and rewards of gardening in the Danish climate. Ending this event, Toby will give a quick-fire 15 minute A – Z of his favourites from the book.

In celebration of the publication of The Garden: Elements and Styles ticket holders will receive a discount of 20% on the book redeemable at phaidon.com/thegarden

Speaker

  • Toby Musgrave

    Toby Musgrave

    Dr. Toby Musgrave is an authority on garden history. He devised and presented the BBC Radio 4 series The British Garden, and has written for many magazines and newspapers. He teaches garden history at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, and has also lectured at Oxford University and the Royal Horticultural Society. He was consultant editor for The Gardener’s Garden (2014) and is author of Green Escapes (2018), both by Phaidon.

Image: Xeriscape Garden. Garden at Tiburon, in the San Francisco Bay area of California, USA, a planting scheme by Arterra Landscape Architects. Picture credit: Courtesy Arterra Landscape Architects/Michele Lee Willson Photography