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Water lilies, reflecting ponds, a Japanese footbridge, and blankets of glorious flowers: Nothing evokes Claude Monet’s Impressionist paintings quite like images from his gardens at Giverny, about 50 miles northwest of Paris. Monet discovered a profound source of artistic renewal in these gardens, a motif that appears in hundreds of his works. In Claude Monet’s Gardens at Giverny, Dominique Lobstein’s dynamic text introduces us to the many personalities that have strolled through these gardens …
Amazon / Brand: Harry N. Abrams
Price: 151.00 $

Poppies, first published in 1993, was the first book devoted exclusively to these popular plants. Not only are the true poppies, genus Papaver, covered, but all the other members of the poppy family as well, including Glaucium, Dendromecon, Eschscholzia, Arctomecon, Argemone, Canbya, the plumed poppies Macleaya, Meconopsis, Roemeria, and many more. Grey-Wilson concentrates primarily on species and forms in cultivation, together with those species of striking or particular interest that are not present …

Over the years, artist Elizabeth Blackadder has sketched and painted every variety of plant that grows in her garden. While her watercolors are meticulously accurate, the graphic placing of the blooms, leaves, and stems and the bold expression of color far transcend the realm of botanical art. In Favourite Flowers, Blackadder s exquisite watercolors are collected for the first time. Accompanying the paintings is commentary by gardening author Deborah Kellaway, who considers each of the artist s favorite …
Amazon / Brand: Pavilion Books
Price: 39.99 $

The sensuous delight of colour is one of the greatest pleasures that gardening offers. In this compact, accessible volume, Tom Fischer profiles 100 top-performing flowering plants (including perennials, bulbs and flowering shrubs) in ten different colour categories, concentrating on those that are both widely growable in a variety of climates and that are the most striking representatives of their colour group. Included are familiar favourites such as tulips and poppies as well as less common flowers …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 38.01 $

An enchanting celebration of gardens throughout the world, Invitation to the Garden offers a breathtaking display of garden images - by some of today s best garden photographers - and pairs them with an eloquent and evocative selection of literary works. The timeless and exquisite beauty of these words and images perfectly captures the thoughts, feelings and moods that gardens and gardening arouse.Delicate spring daffodils are matched with a poem by Emily Dickinson, while Celia Thaxter s charming …
Amazon / Stewart Tabori & Chang
Price: 31.52 $

One Hundred Flowers features 100 exquisite colour portraits of dahlias, roses, anemones, poppies, pansies, orchids, tulips, azaleas, peonies, and other flowers in luscious detail. Each variety is coupled with a brief description, including tips about cultivation, as well as comprehensive notes about the major flower groups, all written by a distinguished botanistmaking the book as useful as it is beautiful. One Hundred Flowers also includes an introduction by popular garden author and lecturer Sydney …
Amazon / Bullfinch Press
Price: 27.95 $

Excerpt from Quality Peonies and Oriental Poppies, 1930 It is obviously far more difficult to determine what peonies from Europe are adapted to our conditions and will do well with us. In addition to this, the importation of these varieties is restricted and they must be grown under quarantine for a number of years. Therefore, it has been our policy, from time to time to import those varieties that appear to have merit and to grow them in our garden to enable us to decide whether or not we care to …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 27.84 $

Freeman Patterson has traveled the globe to photograph the wonders of the natural world. In this book, Patterson turns his camera towards the garden in his own backyard. Hear the whisper of wind through a canopy of trees. Inhale the sweet fragrances of ferns and grasses. Observe the vibrant colors of delphiniums, forget-me-nots, poppies, bachelor buttons and cornflowers. Trace the texture of white snowflakes against brown grasses. On early spring mornings, the daffodils dance and the young fronds …
Amazon / Brand: Key Porter Books
Price: 19.16 $

The essence of the cottage garden is informality, a comfortable retreat from the cares of modern life: this old-fashioned warmth accounts for its increasing popularity. Bring cozy charm to your own outdoor space with this manual of planting schemes, flowers, flowering shrubs, and trees. Recreate the authentic feel of the cottage garden with fencing, fountains, and paving, and see which plants traditionally bloomed in these gardens...and which ones have become modern alternatives. The integration …
Amazon / Cassell
Price: 18.95 $

Tasha Tudor s poignant art has fascinated adults and children for decades. Her nineteenth-century New England lifestyle is legendary. Gardeners are especially intrigued by the profusion of antique flowers -- spectacular poppies, six-foot foxgloves, and intoxicating peonies -- in the cottage gardens surrounding her hand-hewn house. Until now we ve only caught glimpses of Tasha Tudor s landscape. In this gorgeous book, two of her friends, the garden writer Tovah Martin and the photographer Richard …

The authors of Herbs and The Herbal Pantry offer a delightful look at how the most popular herbal flowers and foliage can add beauty to any home. In Herbal Bouquets, best-selling authors Emelie Tolley and Chris Mead return to celebrate another aspect of their most popular subject. Illustrated with stunning color photographs, their new book begins with a section on selecting and gathering the best plants, whether from your own garden or from roadsides and open fields. Emelie reveals which herbs have …
Amazon / Brand: Clarkson Potter
Price: 16.87 $