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The Literary Garden: Recreating Literature's Most Beautiful Gardens in Your Own Backyard

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Bring your favorite fictional gardens to life in all their magnificent glory.

From the colorful riots of daffodils in DuMaurier’s Rebecca to the overflowing orchard depicted in Wolfe’s Look Homeward Angel, great literature is filled with descriptions of lush, gorgeous gardens. With excerpts from treasured novels and beautifully rendered line drawings of the imaginary gardens or plantings they describe, The Literary Garden combines literary inspiration with practical instruction on how to bring your favorite fictional gardens to life.

Includes excerpts from works by:

Louisa May Alcott Ivan Turgenev Carl Sandburg D.H. Lawrence Harriet Beecher Stowe Charlotte Brontë Thomas Hardy Edith Wharton F. Scott Fitzgerald Victor Hugo and others!

“He often quoted to his students that passage from their fellow Auvergnat, Pascal: that Man was lost and saved in a garden.” From Death Comes For the Archbishop, Willa Cather

Synopsis:

This book offers that most rare of gardening resources-inspiration and vision. A practical step-by-step guide accompanies excerpts from the works of Louisa May Alcott, Ivan Turgenev, Carl Sandburg, D. H. Lawrence, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charlotte Brontë, Thomas Hardy, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Victor Hugo, and others-allowing readers to recreate literature's great gardens in their own backyard.

The Literary Garden...begins at the point where literature and horticulture converge. Then, it wanders down the garden path to include notes and advice on growing flowers and plants, sources for seeds and information, suggestions on garden activities and recipes. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Synopsis:

This book offers that most rare of gardening resources-inspiration and vision. A practical step-by-step guide accompanies excerpts from the works of Louisa May Alcott, Ivan Turgenev, Carl Sandburg, D. H. Lawrence, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charlotte Brontë, Thomas Hardy, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Victor Hugo, and others-allowing readers to recreate literature's great gardens in their own backyard.

"The Literary Garden...begins at the point where literature and horticulture converge. Then, it wanders down the garden path to include notes and advice on growing flowers and plants, sources for seeds and information, suggestions on garden activities and recipes." (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

About the Author

Duncan Brine is a Princeton-educated landscape designer who worked in theatre and film before founding his design firm, Horticultural Design, in 1984. Specializing in residential gardens, his work has taken him from rooftop gardens in Manhattan to rural properties throughout the East Coast. He lives with his wife and two sons in Pawling, New York, amidst his six-acre nursery garden.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425183410
Introduction:
Brine, Duncan
Publisher:
Berkley Publishing Group
Introduction by:
Brine, Duncan
Introduction:
Brine, Duncan
Illustrator:
Brine, Duncan
Author:
Brine, Duncan
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Gardens
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening-Landscape and Design
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
5 x 7 x 1 in 0.5 lb

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Product details 288 pages Berkeley Books - English 9780425183410 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This book offers that most rare of gardening resources-inspiration and vision. A practical step-by-step guide accompanies excerpts from the works of Louisa May Alcott, Ivan Turgenev, Carl Sandburg, D. H. Lawrence, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charlotte Brontë, Thomas Hardy, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Victor Hugo, and others-allowing readers to recreate literature's great gardens in their own backyard.

The Literary Garden...begins at the point where literature and horticulture converge. Then, it wanders down the garden path to include notes and advice on growing flowers and plants, sources for seeds and information, suggestions on garden activities and recipes. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

"Synopsis" by , This book offers that most rare of gardening resources-inspiration and vision. A practical step-by-step guide accompanies excerpts from the works of Louisa May Alcott, Ivan Turgenev, Carl Sandburg, D. H. Lawrence, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Charlotte Brontë, Thomas Hardy, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Victor Hugo, and others-allowing readers to recreate literature's great gardens in their own backyard.

"The Literary Garden...begins at the point where literature and horticulture converge. Then, it wanders down the garden path to include notes and advice on growing flowers and plants, sources for seeds and information, suggestions on garden activities and recipes." (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

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