Gardenwalks in the Pacific Northwest: Beautiful Gardens Along the Coast from Oregon to British Columbia

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Globe Pequot, 2006 - Travel - 244 pages
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Explore the Pacific Northwest with expert author Alice Joyce as she visits a vast variety of garden destinations in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.

Within these pages you''ll find such gems as a collection of unusual plants and ornaments in Vancouver''s Southlands Nursery; perennial borders awash with blooms in Bellevue Botanical Garden; and the theatrical setting of the Little & Lewis Garden Gallery, boasting exotic plantings amid colorful sculptural installations and compelling water features. Each delectable garden is described in detail, giving readers a glimpse into the lives of those who created the garden, as well as tips on what spectacular plants are in bloom when. As an added feature, Gardenwalks in the Pacific Northwest also recommends select lodging -- accommodations with extraordinary gardens.
  

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Contents

GARDENWALKS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
11
GARDENWALKS IN WASHINGTON
59
GARDENWALKS IN Oregon
131
Portland and Vicinity Gardenwalks
133
North Willamette Valley Gardenwalks
169
South Willamette Valley and Southern Oregon Gardenwalks
189
Garden Lodgings
203
Resources for Gardeners
223
Choosing an Outing
233
Glossary
237
Index of Gardens
241
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About the author (2006)

Alice Joyce is an award-winning gardener and columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, and author of Gardenwalks in California. For years she has journeyed up and down the West Coast in a relentless quest to discover gardens where plants reign and the art of garden design flourishes. Her books reveal the acclaimed public landscapes, delightful private retreats, exceptional nursery display gardens, and specialty growers of uncommon plants that she encountered along the way.

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