Andrew Jackson's Southern Magnolia on the grounds of the White House.
Andrew Jackson's Southern Magnolias
In the same way haute couture resists everyday use (unless you happen to possess slim hips and a fat wallet), the exquisitely designed landscapes in Charlotte M. Frieze’s new book are more about grand inspiration than exact replication. Private Paradise: Contemporary American Gardens (Monacelli, $65), features properties festooned with retractable glass walls, artfully placed boulders, and re-engineered waterways.
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The Victorian Fern Craze by Sarah Whittingham (Shire Publications, 2009)
Four inspired planting ideas show the versatility of this classical garden fixture.
We visit gardens (and gardeners) in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Connecticut with greenhouses, terrariums, plants, and ideas that were first made popular in the Victorian era.