Gardens of the heartland

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Abbeville Press, Mar 29, 1996 - Architecture - 256 pages
Looks at thirty-one different types of gardens from the Midwestern United States, with six suggested tours for travelers, and tips on growing some of the gardens' plants

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Both grandiose and modest (but important) public gardens of the Midwest are featured in this wonderful collaboration. Martin, whose credits include Southern Gardens (LJ 7/93), provides the well ... Read full review

Contents

A History of Midwestern Gardens
9
Botanical Gardens
16
Historical Community Gardens
72
Noerenberg Gardens
103
Fellows Riverside Gardens
114
Mitchell Park Conservatory 25
123
Inniswood Metro Gardens
129
Great Estates 3f
139
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
187
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
198
The Holden Arboretum
207
The Morton Arboretum
213
The Paine Art Center and Arboretum
219
Appendices
228

About the author (1996)

Laura C. Martin has been writing about nature, crafts, and gardening for 25 years. She has served as garden editor for Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles and Georgia magazines. She is the author of 18 books, most recently The Art and Craft of Pounding Flowers, which was featured on the Discovery Channel. Her lectures and workshops on crafts and gardening delight audiences across the United States.

Rokach is cofounder/director of Center for Nature Photography

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