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  • Published: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9781921384080
  • Imprint: Lantern
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $39.99

Stuart Rattle's Musk Farm


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In 1998 Australian designer Stuart Rattle purchased the dilapidated Musk schoolhouse and surrounding grounds. Over the following few decades it was to become his most enduring project – a true labour of love, with every detail of the buildings and grounds carefully considered.

A haven. A work of art. A legacy.

In 1998 Australian designer Stuart Rattle purchased the dilapidated Musk schoolhouse and surrounding grounds. Over the following few decades it was to become his most enduring project – a true labour of love, with every detail of the buildings and grounds carefully considered. A sanctuary where Rattle could freely express his own taste. Now, this tribute to the much-loved designer takes you through every room and garden, with stunning photography by Earl Carter and Simon Griffiths. A beautiful memento of an extraordinary person.

All royalties from sales of this book go to Friends of Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens.

  • Pub date: 22 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9781921384080
  • Imprint: Lantern
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $39.99

About the Author

Paul Bangay

Paul Bangay is one of Australia's most high-profile landscape designers. His working life is divided between Australian and overseas commissions; his spare time is spent at Stonefields, the garden he is building in the country. Paul's influential previous books, Paul Bangay’s Country Gardens, The Garden at Stonefields, Paul Bangay’s Guide to Plants, Paul Bangay’s Garden Design Handbook, The Defined Garden, The Boxed Garden, The Balanced Garden and The Enchanted Garden, continue to find new readers. In 2001 he was awarded the Centenary Medal for his contribution to Australian landscape design. In 2018 he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to landscape architecture.

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