Garden Survey

GARDEN FOR THE PRESIDENT

Released to coincide with the centennial of the National Park Service this new and comprehensive illustrated history of the White House grounds is presented in four parts: I: An introduction to the site with a discussion of the relationship between the house and its landscape.
August 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$49.95

GREAT GARDENERS

Throughout history, great gardeners have risen from all walks of life. Some have been aristocratic amateur gardeners, others professional designers with an international practice. Some have come to garden-making from sculpture or painting; some have been hands-on nurserymen or botanists.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$50.00

QUIET BEAUTY: THE JAPANESE GARDENS OF NORTH AMERICA

*Gold Medal winner in the 2014 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Home & Garden* "Just flipping through the pages of Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America will instantly lower your blood pressure."--The New York Times Book Review Quiet Beauty: Japanese Gardens of North America is an extraordinary look at the most beautiful and serene gardens of
April 1, 2013 | Hardcover |
$34.95

CHINA'S LOST IMPERIAL GARDEN: THE WORLD'S MOST EXQUISITE GARDEN REDISCOVERED

Built in 1707, the Old Summer Palace (Yuan Ming Yuan) is a masterpiece integrating the classic garden-building arts of China. It is reputed as the "Garden of all Gardens," due to its rich and incomparable landscaping. The beautiful and expansive gardens were known to the world, and triggered the craze of Chinese gardens in 18th century Europe.
May 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$34.95

TROPICAL FRUITS AND OTHER EDIBLE PLANTS OF THE WORLD: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE

Written by Blancke, Rolf
Illustrated with high-quality photographs taken on location in the plants' natural environment, this field guide describes more than three hundred species of tropical and subtropical species of fruits, tubers, and spices.
June 14, 2016 | Hardcover | Comstock Publishing |
$45.00

OF GARDENS: SELECTED ESSAYS

Paula Deitz has delighted readers for more than thirty years with her vivid descriptions of both famous and hidden landscapes. Her writings allow readers to share in the experience of her extensive travels, from the waterways of Britain's Castle Howard to the Japanese gardens of Kyoto, and home again to New York City's Central Park.
February 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$19.95

HERBAL OR GENERAL HISTORY OF PLANTS: THE COMPLETE 1633 EDITION AS REVISED AND ENLARGED BY THOMAS JOHNSON

John Gerard's Herbal or General History of Plants has long been the most famous English herbal. First published in 1597, it was republished in 1633 in an edition in which Thomas Johnson revised and enlarged the original text.
September 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$125.00

ALL THE PRESIDENTS' GARDENS: MADISON'S CABBAGES TO KENNEDY'S ROSES, HOW THE WHITE HOUSE GROUNDS HAVE GROWN WITH AMERICA

Written by McDowell, Marta
All the Presidents' Gardens tells the untold history of the White House Grounds. Starting with the seed-collecting, plant-obsessed George Washington and ending with Michelle Obama's focus on edibles, this rich and compelling narrative reveals how the story of the garden is also the story of America.
April 27, 2016 | Hardcover | Timber Press (OR) | 336 Pages |
$29.95

ALHAMBRA SOUL GARDEN

Investigates and complares the beauty of 2 'soul gardens' - the Alhambra and Generalife and The Secret Garden of Changdeokgung. Text in English and Spanish.
December 1, 2011 | Hardcover |
$13.95

NEW WILD GARDEN: NATURAL-STYLE PLANTING AND PRACTICALITIES

The New Wild Garden combines new approaches to a more naturalistic design with the practical side of growing wildflowers and shows how to incorporate wildflowers, real meadows and a looser prarie-style planting into gardens and wild spaces.
May 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$35.00

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