American gardens: a tour of the nation's finest private gardens

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Random House Value Publishing, Jul 18, 1995 - Gardening - 208 pages
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A tour of thirty of the nation's finest private gardens is accompanied by more than two hundred color photographs that cover such varieties as rock gardens, woodland gardens, desert gardens, and rooftop gardens.

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Contents

PREFACE WALLED PERENNIAL GARDEN
21
A GARDEN ON A ROCK
38
A BUCKS COUNTY GARDEN A NATIVE CALIFORNIA XERISCAPE
61
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About the author (1995)

Peter Loewer has written for all the national gardening magazines, and is the author and illustrator of several gardening books, including The Wild Gardener, which was deemed one of the 75 Great Gardening Books by the American Horticultural Society. His radio show, The Wild Gardener, can be heard on National Public Radio in western North Carolina. He sits on the board of the JC Raulston Arboretum, and his work is in the permanent collection of Carnegie Mellon's Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentation.