Tag Archives: Gardens

Dream Gardens: 100 Inspirational Gardens

The perfect companion to Merrell’s bestselling Dream Homes and More Dream Homes, Dream Gardens is a stylish sourcebook of 100 modern and contemporary gardens from around the world. Now available in paperback for the first time, this critically acclaimed volume presents an array of wonderful locations and garden-design ideas, from …

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Xeriscaping: Planning & Planting Low-Water Gardens (The Wayside Gardens Collection)

“You’ll find detailed descriptions, illustrations, and invaluable knowledge for figuring out which plants are suited to your low-water gardens….Excellent design tips…help gardeners create gardens that look beautiful.”—The Nursery. “A wonderful variety of plants…water-wise gardening, as well as the steps involved in creating a successful dry garden.”—Gardening Life. Used Book in …

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Gardens of Corfu

Greenest of the Greek islands, Corfu has a rich but little-known garden heritage. This first-ever book on the subject is as inspiring as it is informative. Illustrated by multi-award-winning photographer Marianne Majerus, it focuses entirely on private gardens, and gives a unique entrée to a secret world ranging from romantic …

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New Complete Guide to Gardening (Better Homes & Gardens)

An invaluable reference for both novice and experienced gardeners with 600 full-color pages packed with over 750 photos of overall gardens and individual plants. Readers will find complete information on perennials, roses, bulbs, annuals, lawns, trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, fruits, vegetables, and herbs. 270 pages of plant encyclopedias provide …

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Decorative Paint Techniques & Ideas, 2nd Edition (Better Homes and Gardens) (Better Homes and Gardens Home)

Building on the success of the first Decorative Paint Techniques & Ideas book, this second edition adds information about the advancements and changes that have occurred in the decorative-finish trend. Decorative painting continues to grow as manufacturers release new paints and products that make it easier, faster, and more reliable …

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Planting Design for Dry Gardens: Beautiful, Resilient Groundcovers for Terraces, Paved Areas, Gravel and Other Alternatives to the Lawn

Green lawns are restful to the eye, provide an excellent backdrop to plants and trees and keep the weeds down, but in low-rainfall regions they often end up looking scrappy and brown. This book offers low-level planting designs that are ecofriendly and so beautiful they redefine the conventional distinction between …

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Landscapes and Gardens for Historic Buildings: A Handbook for Reproducing and Creating Authentic Landscapes (American Association for State and Local History)

Forty years after its initial publication, this new edition features over 150 revisions, including case studies from the authors’ experiences, complete look with color images of the archaeological excavation at Bacon’s Castle and Monticello in Virginia, 74 illustrations and new chapters based on emerging information in the field.

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The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens

The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens explores the key moments in garden design. Through profiles of 100 of the most influential gardens, Linda Chisholm explores how social, political, and economic influences shaped garden design principles. The book is organized chronologically and by theme, starting with the medieval garden …

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Gardens in the Modern Landscape: A Facsimile of the Revised 1948 Edition (Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture)

Between 1937 and 1938, garden designer Christopher Tunnard published a series of articles in the British Architectural Review that rejected the prevailing English landscape style. Inspired by the principles of Modernist art and Japanese aesthetics, Tunnard called for a “new technique” in garden design that emphasized an integration of form …

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Love Your Plot: Gardens Inspired by Nature

Fusing conceptual architectural design with the beauty of the natural landscape, twice Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal winners and stars of BBC’s Garden Rescue Harry and David Rich are here to show you how you can transform your outdoor space into a beautiful Eden, no matter what plot you have. …

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Landscaping Southern Gardens

A comprehensive guide for Southern homeowners explains how to create beautiful landscapes specifically suitable for the region, with a host of step-by-step garden projects and landscape plans, more than five hundred photographs and illustrations, plant selection suggestions, and other helpful gardening advice. Original.

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The Life and Gardens of Harvey Ladew

He played piano with Cole Porter. He rode horseback in the Hollywood Hills with Clark Gable. He partied with Elsa Maxwell. He ate snails with the French writer Colette, in bed. It was all, as he often said, “perfectly delightful.”Few more colorful figures embellish American cultural history than the late …

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