Synopses & Reviews
This gorgeous little volume takes readers on a tour of the finest gardens on five continents, including The Getty Museum Gardens in Los Angeles, the gardens of Peterhof Palace in Russia, and Versailles. Spectacular photographs capture the stunningly cultivated grounds and meticulously tended flower beds of these world-renowned green havens. Chapters on mazes and labyrinths, temples and gazebos, and greenhouses provide insight into the heritage, history, architectural styles, and influences of the cultures that created these gardens. A chapter on furnishing the garden demonstrates how decorative elements can enhance the natural beauty of gardens both humble and grand. Facts on the worlds most famous gardens provide an ideal complement to these glorious photographs.