Garden Survey

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SMALL HOME GARDENS

Written by Abascal, Macarena
For many of us, our only chance to connect with nature on a daily basis happens in the garden. The inspired design ideas found within Small Home Gardens nurture this impulse by showing the reader how to create exterior spaces in a wide variety of styles. Ideas abound, from tranquil patio spaces to romantic roof plantings and water elements to herb beds and cutting gardens.
July 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Booq Publishing | 336 Pages |
$45.00
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SECOND NATURE: A GARDENER'S EDUCATION

Written by Pollan, Michael
In his articles and in best-selling books such as The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan has established himself as one of our most important and beloved writers on modern man s place in the natural world. A new literary classic, Second Nature has become a manifesto not just for gardeners but for environmentalists everywhere.
August 12, 2003 | Paperback | Grove Press |
$15.00
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BAWA: THE SRI LANKA GARDENS

Written by Robson, David
The work of architect Geoffrey Bawa achieved a unique fusion of vernacular style and modern construction incorporating the lush tropical landscape of his native Sri Lanka. Although his architectural work and its influence have been well documented, less attention has been paid to his work on gardens.
June 6, 2017 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 176 Pages |
$29.95
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GARDENS OF MARRAKESH

Written by Gray, Angelica
Nicknamed the rose among the palms, the thousand-year-old city of Marrakesh is characterised by its pink-colored pise architecture and its deeply rooted tradition for gardens and green spaces.
February 2, 2017 | Paperback | Frances Lincoln |
$22.99
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JAPANESE ZEN GARDENS

Written by Kawaguchi, Yoko
The austere, enigmatic rock gardens of Kyoto, Japan s ancient capital, have never ceased to fascinate garden lovers. Weather--beaten rocks set in an expanse of white sand raked into geometric patterns challenge the idea of a garden as a space chiefly dedicated to the cultivation and appreciation of plants. How did the taste for this kind of garden arise? What do the stones represent?
June 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Frances Lincoln | 208 Pages |
$24.99
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LIVING JIGSAW: THE SECRET LIFE IN YOUR GARDEN

Written by Bourne, Val
After decades of emphasis on pest control, often achieved through chemical means, gardeners around the world are beginning to come around to a new or, really, old way of thinking: a garden whose very diversity of plant and animal life makes it healthy, beautiful, and productive.
May 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Royal Botanic Gardens Kew | 240 Pages |
$35.00
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OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN & ARBORETUM: A BRIEF HISTORY

Written by Harris, Stephen A
The Oxford Botanic Garden is the oldest surviving botanic garden in Britain, occupying the same location in central Oxford since 1621. Designed as a nursery for growing medicinal plants amid the turmoil of the civil war, and nurtured through the restoration of the monarchy, it has, perhaps unsurprisingly, a curious past.
May 14, 2017 | Paperback | Bodleian Library | 144 Pages |
$25.00
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SECRET GARDENS

Written by Masset, Claire
Collected here are stunning photographs of the National Trust's idiosyncratic gardens, accompanied by a light text meditating on the magic of the secret garden, and bringing in fascinating historical and botanical details.
June 1, 2017 | Hardcover | National Trust | 208 Pages |
$23.95
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THENFORD: THE CREATION OF AN ENGLISH GARDEN

Written by Heseltine, Anne
Michael and Anne Heseltine describe the ups and downs of how they set about transforming and expanding a wild, overgrown, and often dilapidated woodland into the magnificent garden they have today.
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Head of Zeus | 272 Pages |
$55.00

COMPENDIUM OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Written by Ludwig, Karl
This fundamental work provides an overview of the whole creative realm of contemporary landscape architecture. Every aspect of the design and production of these public and private spaces is thematized and elucidated. These spaces encompass a huge variety, stretching from classic garden design and golf courses to greened facades, from guerilla gardening and cemeteries to roundabouts.
April 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Braun | 456 Pages |
$89.95

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