Botanic Gems Indiana Public Gardens

Botanic Gems Indiana Public Gardens

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by Alan Mcpherson
     
 

Throughout Indiana, Hoosiers in increasing numbers are discovering the joys of creating their own private gardens, as well as visiting public gardens; verdant sanctuaries where they often find ideas and inspiration. As we all realilze or should know, spending time in a garden, private or public, can be a rewarding experience of horticultural enrichment, beauty and… See more details below

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Throughout Indiana, Hoosiers in increasing numbers are discovering the joys of creating their own private gardens, as well as visiting public gardens; verdant sanctuaries where they often find ideas and inspiration. As we all realilze or should know, spending time in a garden, private or public, can be a rewarding experience of horticultural enrichment, beauty and inner peace.

The author, Alan McPherson, has spent considerable time wandering Indiana, seeking out the most outstanding gardens or "botanic gems" whose gates are open to the public. He shares his findings of these Eden-like public retreats in this readable companion guide.

The rich array of garden types found in Indiana and neighboring cities include historic, estate, ethnic, educational, commercial, arboretum, conservatory, and pleasure gardens. These public garden settings are designed with international landscape styles that include English, Italian, French, Japanese, American influences and an eclectic mix of several.

Brought to life by numerous color photographs and a delighful informative text, this guide book directs readers to Indiana's diverse public gardens with ease.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434377722
Publisher:
AuthorHouse
Publication date:
08/10/2009
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

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