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A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region
     

A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region

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by Adam Levine
 
Finally, for every resident and visitor to the region, a comprehensive guide to the gardens of eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and northern Delaware.  Magnificently illustrated with nearly 200 full color photographs, A GUIDE TO THE GREAT GARDENS OF THE PHILADELPHIA REGION provides essential information on how to locate and enjoy the finest gardens the

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Finally, for every resident and visitor to the region, a comprehensive guide to the gardens of eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and northern Delaware.  Magnificently illustrated with nearly 200 full color photographs, A GUIDE TO THE GREAT GARDENS OF THE PHILADELPHIA REGION provides essential information on how to locate and enjoy the finest gardens the area has to offer.

As the horticultural epicenter of the United States, Philadelphia and the surrounding towns, suburbs, and countryside are blessed with more public gardens in a concentrated area than almost any other region in the world.  Stretching from Trenton, New Jersey  through Philadelphia and down to Newark, Delaware, this area (often called the Delaware Valley) offers more horticultural riches than a visitor can possibly see even in a coupl of weeks of hectic garden-hopping.

In A GUIDE TO THE GREAT GARDENS OF THE PHILADELPHIA REGION  you will find:

Detailed coverage of almost 100 gardens

Maps to indicate where area gardens are in relation to each other to plan day trip itineraries

Key information about each major garden, including hours, fees, time needed for a tour, history, acreage, and special features

Over a dozen gardens that have never before been featured in any garden guidebook

Arranged by interest, to help guide readers to gardens that will most meet their needs

Notations about historical houses, cafes/restaurants, gift shops, and chidren's features at each major garden

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"I am thrilled to finally see such a thorough and useful guide to the gardens of the Delaware Valley. A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region will make a wonderful addition to any garden lover's library. Adam Levine and Rob Cardillo are the perfect guides-bringing these gardens to life in word and image. Their knowledge about the gardens in our area makes this an invaluable book indeed."
—Jane G. Pepper, President, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592135110
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
08/21/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
18 MB
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Meet the Author

Adam Levine is an award-winning garden writer whose work has appeared in many regional and national magazines. He is also co-author of The Passion for Gardening and The Philadelphia Flower Show. He lives and gardens in Media, Pennsylvania. His website is www.PhillyGardenGuide.com.
Rob Cardillo is a Philadelphia-based professional garden photographer.  Formerly the Director of Photography at Organic Gardening magazine, his work now appears in Garden Design, Horticulture, Better Homes and Gardens, and numerous other magazines. He has authored two books and was the photographer for Flowers White House Style, HGTV Landscape Makeovers and The Perennial Gardener's Design Primer. His website is www.robcardillo.com 

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Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region 1.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I typed in Adam Levine because i thought it would show wallpapers of him or something. Who is this writer dude? And yes Adam Levine is a singer the lead singer of Maroon 5. He is SO good looking!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
But sadly this is not Adam...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think its another Adam levine guys. Kinda makes me sad tho...hes sexxxxxy ;))))))
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Adam, Adam Levine, of Maroon 5,you cowrote a book? I didnt know...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awful terrible Incredably boring GARDENING REALLY I DONT EVEN LIKE GARDENING? I THOUGHT ADAM LEVINE WAS A SINGER
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought this was adam levine the singer of m5 but noooo ugh im sad