The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer

Timber Press
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“Delightful!” —The New York Times Book Review

Discover a world of beauty and creativity! Chanticleer has been called the most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden in America. It is a place of pleasure and learning, relaxing yet filled with ideas to take home. And now those lessons are available for everyone in this stunning book! You’ll learn techniques specific to different conditions and plant palettes; how to use hardscape materials in a fresh way; and how to achieve the perfect union between plant and site. And Rob Cardillo’s exquisite photographs of exciting combinations will be sure to stimulate your own creativity. Whether you’re already under Chanticleer’s spell or have yet to visit, The Art of Gardening will enable you to bring the special magic that pervades this most artful of gardens into your own home landscape.
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About the author

R. William Thomas is the executive director of the Chanticleer Foundation. He served as executive director and head gardener for Longwood Gardens after twenty-six years in the education and horticulture departments. He holds bachelor and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin, is an avid plantsman, and writes about trees, shrubs, and vines.

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Publisher
Timber Press
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Published on
Oct 15, 2015
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Pages
340
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ISBN
9781604697216
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Gardening / Essays & Narratives
Gardening / Garden Design
Gardening / Landscape
Gardening / Ornamental Plants
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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