I am probably not alone in having become jaded about "wonders of the natural world" photographic anthologies; those slick and perfect screen-saver images of animal and plants just leave me cold. A book of tree photographs—big yawn, right? So what a surprise to fall in love with photographer Larry Lederman's book Magnificent Trees of the New York Botanical Garden (The Moncacelli Press; 2012).
Photos of Jacqueline van der Kloet's gardens around the world, showing her artful mix of fall bulbs in bloom in New York, Holland, and at her home.
Ten amazing suburban gardens that are both sustainable and beautiful.
Fourteen award-winning residential gardens.
Alexandra Abuza, a garden designer based in New York, first started designing gardens in Maine. This project, transforming a 25' x 21' garden in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, was Abuza's first city undertaking and presented some significant challenges. The owner of the garden, Alan Oxman, a film editor, wanted immediate gratification in his small space; to fufill his vision, Abuza created a miniature landscape packed with plants, which includes a patio at one end and a bench at the other.