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The World of Kew Other / Books

The World of Kew (A New Year at Kew)

A New Year at Kew | A lavishly illustrated look at the fascinating world of Kew Gardens, with particular emphasis on its conservation work in Britain and abroad as part of its worldwide effort to safeguard 24,000 plant species against extinction. …

The Magical World of Moss Gardening Other / Books

The Magical World of Moss Gardening

Moss is an extraordinary plant—it grows without roots, flowers, or stems. Despite being overlooked, in many ways, moss is perfect: it provides year-round color, excels in difficult climates, prevents soil erosion, and resists pests and disease. …

Kyoto Gardens Other / Software, DVD

Kyoto Gardens

Kyoto Gardens: A Virtual Stroll Through Zen Landscapes utilizes Apple Computers QuickTime VR technology to walk through 24 of Kyotos most renowned gardens. A seamless panorama of wood, sand, and stone lets users experience Japanese garden design and the world of Zen firsthand. Maps, slides, screensavers, …

The Rose Other / Books

The Rose: The History of the World’s Favourite Flower

The Rose: The History of the World’s Favourite Flower in 40 Captivating Roses with Classic Texts and Rare Beautiful Prints From roses in the ancient world and the Renaissance to Bourbons, Noisettes, Multifloras, and modern varieties, this gorgeous book pays tribute to the world’s most beloved flower. …

Serene Gardens Other / Books

Serene Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden

Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden | With their superbly shaped trees and shrubs, subtly colored foliage, and emphasis on nature in its pure state, Japanese Zen gardens are spaces of beauty and tranquility. Serene Gardens is an exquisitely illustrated introduction to the style …

Garden Designers at Home Other / Books

Garden Designers at Home

The Private Spaces of the Worlds Leading Designers The gardens designers have created for their clients may be familiar to garden enthusiasts, but what happens in the designers own backyards? This fascinating book takes a look at the gardens of some top designers, investigating how they differ from their …

Great Gardens of Britain Other / Books

Great Gardens of Britain

Britain is famous all over the world for its gardens. In this book Helena Attlee focuses on twenty of the finest gardens in the country. Her choice encompasses a rich selection of sites all over England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, ranging from famous eighteenth-century landscapes such as Stourhead …

Hidcote: The Garden and Lawrence Johnston Other / Books

The Garden and Lawrence Johnston

Often described as the most beautiful garden in England, Hidcote is a jewel in Englands horticultural history. The gardens creator, Lawrence Johnston, was inspired by many of the Arts and Crafts design ideas at the turn of the 20th century. From 1907 this intriguing American-born plant hunter transformed …

Garden Plants of Japan Other / Books

Garden Plants of Japan

Japanese plants have had an unmistakable influence on the gardens of the world. Who can imagine gardens without flowering cherries, hostas, Japanese maples, or magnolias? For all the popularity of these plants in international gardens, however, few gardeners know the full story of Japanese plants — …

Dream Gardens Other / Books

Dream Gardens: 100 Inspirational Gardens

100 Inspirational Gardens | The perfect companion to Merrells bestselling Dream Homes, Dream Gardens is a beautifully designed sourcebook of 100 modern and contemporary gardens of all styles in all parts of the world. It presents an exciting array of stunning locations and garden-design ideas, from small, …

Luciano Giubbilei: The Art of Making Gardens Other / Books

Luciano Giubbilei: The Art of Making Gardens

Luciano Giubbilei: The Art of Making Gardens Luciano Giubbilei is known for his award-winnning gardens at the Royal Horticultural Societys Chelsea Flower Show and for his beautiful and serene gardens for private houses across the world. Since 2012 he has been working on an experimental flower bed in …

The Oxford Companion to the Garden Other / Books

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

Now available for the first time in paperback, the magnificent Oxford Companion to the Garden illuminates the history and design of gardens all over the world, from the earliest recorded known examples to the present day, encompassing everything from small private gardens, to the secret gardens of Arab …

Plant Exploration for Longwood Gardens Other / Books

Plant Exploration for Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, enjoys a long and distinguished tradition of plant exploration and introduction, dating back to the foundation of its arboretum in 1798. Since the 1950s, 50 such plant-hunting expeditions have taken place on six continents and in some 50 countries. These …

Maples for Gardens Other / Books

Maples for Gardens: A Color Encyclopedia

A Color Encyclopedia | This photo gallery of the best maples for garden use is a complement both to Maples of the World and to J. D. Vertreess Japanese Maples, since more than a third of the book is devoted to Acer palmatum, including many new and unusual cultivars. The photographs, taken in locations …

Authentic Japanese Gardens Other / Books

Authentic Japanese Gardens

This beautifully illustrated book provides an inspirational and practical introduction to the traditions of Japanese Zen gardens, using natural materials such as wood, bamboo, rocks and pebbles. Emphasizing the value of shape in trees and shrubs with the subtlety of color through the varied greens of …

Making the Modern Garden Other / Books

Making the Modern Garden

A superlative analysis of contemporary gardens as well as fascinating collection of landscapes around the world, Making the Modern Garden is a definitive study of the philosophy and practice of garden design at the outset of the twenty-first century. Author Christopher Bradley-Hole, himself a landscape …

A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region Other / Books

A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region

Finally, for every resident and visitor to the region, a comprehensive guide to the gardens of eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and northern Delaware. Magnificently illustrated with nearly 200 full color photographs, A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region provides essential …