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Private Edens
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jack Staub
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-20 - Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Private country paradises boasting remarkable plant palettes and combinations. Garden design expert Jack Staub presents more than twenty beautiful and sumptuous private country gardens in Virginia, New York, Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts. From a romantic garden with cottagey plantins that pays homage to the best of English
Private Gardens of South Florida
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jack Staub
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-08 - Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Escape to 22 lush garden retreats through exquisite photography and delightful stories. This privileged tour guides the reader through the colorful flora of Florida’s best-kept grounds, while homeowners share the history of their uniquely landscaped abodes. Meet the painter-turned-horticulturist who transformed her garden into a mysterious, forest-like escape; the couple
The Hortulus Farm Illustrated Book of Edible Plants
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Jack Staub
Categories: Food crops
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Histories, medicinal uses, and recipe ideas for food plants from A to Z. Focusing on the most growable vegetables, herbs, and fruits for the greatest number of people, Jack Staub tells the stories of their origins and apprises the home gardener on ways to use them, from the table to
Gardens of Eden
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Jack Staub
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-01 - Publisher: The Miegunyah Press

Beautiful gardens can steal your breath and feed your soul. Gardens of Eden brings together more than fifty of the world's most beautiful gardens. Spanning time and continents, this book visits the glorious paradise gardens of ancient Persia, the restrained gardens of Italy and the Buddhist-inspired landscapes of China and
Public Parks, Private Gardens
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Colta Ives
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-05 - Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

The spectacular transformation of Paris during the 19th century into a city of tree-lined boulevards and public parks both redesigned the capital and inspired the era’s great Impressionist artists. The renewed landscape gave crowded, displaced urban dwellers green spaces to enjoy, while suburbanites and country-dwellers began cultivating their own flower