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A Garden Miscellany: An Illustrated Guide to the Elements of the Garden (Hardcover)

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All the most delightful elements of gardening are depicted and described in this lovely book! During winter, I will be poring over the charming illustrations and daydreaming of meadows, orangeries, and follies. This is a very special gift for any gardener!     

— Julie

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 “A pleasure to read and a valuable resource to fall back on for the enthusiastic gardener.” —Publishers Weekly

Do you know a folly from a ha-ha? Can an allée be pleached? Does a skep belong on a plinth? Answers to these questions—plus a gazebo-ful of information, stories, and visual delights—await in this charming exploration of the stuff gardens are made of. Garden historian Suzanne Staubach covers everything from arbors to water features, reveling in the anecdotes that accompany each element. Filled with revelations and fanciful illustrations by Julia Yellow, A Garden Miscellany promises new discoveries with each reading—a book to be returned to again and again.

 

About the Author


Suzanne Staubach writes, pots, and gardens in northeast Connecticut. After a long career in independent bookselling, she now writes and speaks about garden and ceramic history, and sells her handmade pottery nationwide. She is the author of three previous books.
 

Praise For…


“The right amount of useful advice and, when applicable, educational historical tidbits… Julia Yellow’s whimsical illustrations, generously scattered throughout, ensure the work remains charming as well as informative. This is both a pleasure to read and a valuable resource to fall back on for the enthusiastic gardener.” —Publishers Weekly
 
Product Details
ISBN: 9781604698817
ISBN-10: 1604698810
Publisher: Timber Press
Publication Date: October 29th, 2019
Pages: 220