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Florida Oasis A Photographic Tour of Harry P. Leu Gardens

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Florida Oasis, A Photographic Tour of Harry P. Leu Gardens is a beautifully illustrated tour through the history and botanical collections of Harry P. Leu Gardens. With a rich history of more than 100 years, Harry P. Leu Gardens has borne quiet witness to countless treasured moments, has inspired numerous gardeners, and has shared the joy of gardening with thousands of southern gardeners. Now for the first time, this unique garden is capturing its botanical beauty, themed gardens, and special memories in this ...

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Overview

Florida Oasis, A Photographic Tour of Harry P. Leu Gardens is a beautifully illustrated tour through the history and botanical collections of Harry P. Leu Gardens. With a rich history of more than 100 years, Harry P. Leu Gardens has borne quiet witness to countless treasured moments, has inspired numerous gardeners, and has shared the joy of gardening with thousands of southern gardeners. Now for the first time, this unique garden is capturing its botanical beauty, themed gardens, and special memories in this full-color book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591864820
  • Publisher: Cool Springs Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,450,149
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Tom MacCubbin (Orlando, FL) is known to gardeners in Florida through his radio and television programs and as a garden columnist for The Orlando Sentinel.www.betterlawns.com Georgia Tasker (Miami, FL) has been a garden writer for the Miami Herald for more than 20 years.www.fairchildgarden.org

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Table of Contents

 

Foreword – (Katy Moss Warner)

Introduction- Chairman of the Board of Trustees, (Keith Oropeza)

 

1. Gardening in Central Florida – Executive Director, (Robert Bowden)

2. The History of Leu Gardens, Trustee, Board of Trustees, (Troy Finnegan)

 

Individual Gardens

 

1.       Color Garden (Robert Bowden)

2.       Arid Garden (Mary DeFisher)

3.       Butterfly Garden (Joel Arant)

4.       Herb Garden (Charles Clark)

5.       Vegetable Garden (Cecil Hawley and Joel Arant)

6.       Rose Garden (Marty Pawlikoski)

7.       Idea Garden (Greg Meyer)

8.       Native Wetland Garden (Jay Hood)

9.       Palm, Cycad, and Bamboo Garden (Eric Schmidt)

10.   Tropical Stream Garden (Jay Hood)

Meet the Authors

Acknowledgements

Index

 

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