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1 edition of Gardens of New England found in the catalog.

Gardens of New England

Michael Hubley

Gardens of New England

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Published by Twin Lights Publishers in Rockport, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardens

  • Edition Notes

    Statementphotography by Michael Hubley ; narrative by David Epstein
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25550606M
    ISBN 101885435819
    ISBN 109781885435811
    OCLC/WorldCa247563357

    Camps and cottages are an important component to New England style. Gardens are sexy, and scary, sometimes even scandalous, and best of all, gardens are the perfect settings to serve up ice-cold cocktails and red-hot gossip … and any one of these books is the equivalent of that kind of garden party. Her book was the first time I found myself intrigued by her winter gardening choices. First of all, there are always changes in the taxonomy. Where do I start?

    Even with HGTV and all the other channels, the shows are almost ridiculously vapid when it comes to actual identification and culture of the plants themselves. I did something similar to that with the How do I keep deer and moose from eating up my garden? Despite unpredictable weather, even into May, many homeowners in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and beyond have stunning gardens. They provide habitat for wildlife as well as a beautiful display for people to admire. My husband, who loves hiking, glommed onto this book as soon as it walked in the door.

    Unfortunately, they are somewhat a fading component, as the trend seems to be to tear them down in favor of larger Cape Cod style homes. Photograph: Ronald Grant The problem with most garden books is that they are written by gardeners. My intent is to take these two threads and combine them loosely so that each post is retained in each entirety. See link to an interesting interview with her below. So I do need both.


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I love his garden and he and his gardeners grow organically. When Mason retired inhe and his wife took a celebratory trip to tour historic homes and gardens in New England's Berkshires and New York state's Hudson Valley.

And Bill, your point about seeing many different photos on the internet, really struck a chord. The third thread concerns Thalassa Cruso, an Englishwoman who moved to New England, wrote many useful books, and hosted a TV show remembered Gardens of New England book delight by many of us.

I will post links to some internet sites that I find useful. As much as 30 percent of the potable water in New England is used for irrigating lawns and gardens.

Whether it's worth doing a FAQ is another issue. Colonial-era gardens in the southern colonies often exhibited the same design as those in the north. Her book was the first time I found myself intrigued by her winter gardening choices. Gorgeous plants can be hard to resist.

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