Synopses & Reviews
Great Gardens in Small Spaces
features forty-four wonderful and exquisitely photographed California gardens, specifically treating the small garden, its particular challenges and its abundant opportunities and rewards. Most people do not have the luxury of grand estatelike spaces, but are confined to much smaller plots. This book is unique in its focus on rarely photographed, small, exquisitely detailed gardens of both northern and southern California, and encompasses gardens in the cities of Venice, Pasadena, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Laguna Beach, and Carmel, among others. Great Gardens in Small Spaces
will show gardeners with limited space how to design beautiful oases on a compact yet fulfilling scale.
Great Gardens in Small Spaces features 44 wonderful and exquisitely photographed California gardens, specifically treating the small garden, its particular challenges and its abundant opportunities and rewards. 300 color illustrations.
About the Author
, a Los Angeles–based photographer has over forty books to her credit, including Estate Gardens of California, Reflections on the Pool, Casa California,
and Beach Houses.
Karen Dardick lives and gardens in Los Angeles. A respected gardening writer, she has authored hundreds of articles published in regional and national newspapers and magazines. She previously collaborated with Melba Levick as the author of Rizzoli's Estate Gardens of California.