Synopses & Reviews
Now in paperback, this classic book invites gardeners into some of America's most fascinating private gardens. Through over 400 color photographs of 28 gardens across the country, Ken Druse shows how gardeners can "collect" plants for their pleasure, without sacrificing their devotion to the natural garden or abandoning good design. Listings of plant sources, societies, and organizations have been updated for this edition. The Collector's Garden is the recipient of the Garden Writers Association Quill & Trowel Award for Best Photography (Book), and The American Horticultural Society's Annual Book Award.
"Instructive, inspirational, and practical. If you've ever looked longingly at someone else's garden and wondered where they found the right plant for the right spot, Druse can probably send you to the source."— Marilis Hornidge, Rockland Courier-Gazette, May 12, 2005
andquot;It may be my all-time favorite garden book.andquot;and#8212;Dulcy Mahar, Oregonian, November 25, 2004
"Here is help for plant collectors that also want good garden design."—Joanne S. Carpender, National Gardener, January 2005 Joanne S. Carpender
Now in paperback, this classic book invites you into 28 of America's most fascinating private gardens.
About the Author
Ken Druse is an internationally recognized author, award-winning photographer, and acknowledged founder of the natural gardening movement. He gardens in Brooklyn, New York, and rural New Jersey.