Garden Home City: Creating an Urban Haven

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Chronicle Books, Apr 4, 2002 - Architecture - 120 pages
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Picking up where the best-selling Garden House left off, Garden Home: City demonstrates how to infuse an apartment, loft, flat, or other city home with the spirit of the garden. Clusters of yellow blossoms in brightly colored pails on a sill create a flower bed where there s no space for one. Carefully arranged indoor topiaries bring the whimsy of a manicured garden inside. And a wall painted the vivid color of a favorite flower adds warmth and vibrancy to a small room. Garden Home: City also shows how to soften the boundaries between indoors and out with the creative use of window boxes, fire escapes, and balcony gardens. Anyone who lives in an urban setting will appreciate this richly illustrated, inspirational guide to transforming any space into a modern-day Eden.

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About the author (2002)

Bonnie Trust Dahan is an organic gardener, herbalist, and author of Garden House and Garden Home: City. She lives in Marin County, California.

Shaun Sullivan s photographs have appeared in magazines such as House Beautiful and several books, including Garden House and Flowers for the Table (0-8118-3093-4). He lives in the Bay Area.

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