Gardens of Historic Charleston

Gardens of Historic Charleston

by James R. Cothran
     
 

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Landscape architect Cothran recounts the history of small-space gardening in Charleston, South Carolina since colonial times; outlines the enduring principles of integrating house and garden, the maximum use of limited space, enclosure by walls, and ornamental plants; and explains some of the common features and plants used. He then tours the city's private gardens, some secluded retreats and some highly visited historical sites. Highly illustrated, mostly in color. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781570030048
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Pages:
177
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.70(d)

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