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Old Time Gardens

Alice Morse Earle

Old Time Gardens is a book written by Alice Morse Earle that explores the history and design of gardens from the colonial era to the early 20th century. The book is divided into chapters that focus on specific types of gardens, such as kitchen gardens, herb gardens, and flower gardens. Earle provides detailed descriptions of the plants, layouts, and design elements that were commonly used in each type of garden during different time periods. She also includes historical anecdotes and quotes from primary sources to give readers a sense of the cultural and social significance of gardens throughout history. The book is richly illustrated with photographs, drawings, and paintings that show examples of old-time gardens in different styles and settings. Old Time Gardens is a valuable resource for garden enthusiasts, historians, and anyone interested in the cultural history of gardens in America.Study Of Beautiful Historic Gardens Of America, In Prose And Pictures. Discussion Of Varied Flower Choices, Plant Names, Garden Furnishings, Box Edgings, Colonial Garden-Making, Gardens Of The Poets.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jul 9th, 2006
  • Pages: 624
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.38in - 1.99lb
  • EAN: 9781428634282
  • Categories: GeneralUnited States - 20th CenturyLandscape