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Hobhouse, Penelope

Summary: Penelope Hobhouse, the legendary authority on garden history, composes a beautifully crafted, lavishly illustrated history of gardening over millennia. From the cooling fountains of the Alhambra to the clean lines of the French parterre, The Story of Gardening draws fascinating connections among gardens across time and place. Hobhouse addresses styles and techniques from all over the world,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton Architectural Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: OVS 712 HOB

Erler, Catriona Tudor

Summary: Explains how to design and create a landscape; shows how to build features such as paths, ponds, walls, decks, and watering systems; and describes how to select, plant, and care for flowers, trees, shrubs, ground covers, and lawns.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Homeowner 2011

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Summary: A journey through the art and life of the Brazilian landscape architect and painter best known for the iconic black-and-white mosaic promenades that line Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach.This documentary shows the full contribution of the landscape artist to the national flora. Directed and written by João Vargas Penna, the film is a walk through the art and personality of Roberto Burle Marx,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LAN

Summary: A biography of the man who made public parks an essential part of American life. He made enormous contributions to the American landscape, believing a park was both a work of art and a necessity for urban life. Olmsted's efforts to preserve nature created an "environmental ethic" decades before the environmental movement became a force in American politics.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Jewell, Jennifer

Summary: The Earth in Her Hands celebrates the important contributions women make to the wide world of plants--in the fields of horticulture, environmental science, botany, floral design, farming, landscape architecture, herbalism, food justice, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630.92 JEW

Howard, Hugh

Summary: "As the nation recovered from a cataclysmic war, two titans of design profoundly influenced how Americans came to interact with the built and natural world around them through their pioneering work in architecture and landscape design. Frederick Law Olmsted is widely revered as America's first and finest parkmaker and environmentalist, the force behind Manhattan's Central Park, Brooklyn's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly, an imprint of Grove Atlantic 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 712.092 HOW

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Planners 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 633 Backyard

Langdon, Philip.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grayson Publishing 2012

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 712.6 LAN

Polson, Mary Ellen.

Contents: Style on the outside -- A face to the world -- Exterior appearances -- Playing up your best features -- Architectural elements -- Transforming an exterior -- The entry -- The front door -- The right accents -- Landings and porches -- The approach -- Shaping the landscape -- Walks and paths -- Lighting the landscape -- Supporting players -- Fences, walls, and gates -- Driveways -- Garages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taunton Press 2006

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 728.37 Pol

Brookes, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 633 Brookes

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 712.6 BRO

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cy DeCosse Inc. 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 633.5 Landscape

Murray, Elizabeth

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1988

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 712.6 MUR

Plumptre, George.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ward Lock 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 633 Plumptre

Brookes, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 1994

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Lynn, Robin.

Contents: "The Lungs" / James Huneker (1914) -- Along the Water's Edge -- Manhattan. Historic Battery Park ; Battery Park City ; East River Waterfront ; Hudson River Park and Riverside Park South ; Riverside Park ; Riverbank State Park ; West Harlem Piers Park -- Brooklyn. Brooklyn Bridge Park ; Williamsburg Waterfront ; Erie Basin Park ; Newton Creek Nature Walk -- Queens. Gantry Plaza State Park --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Kingsbury, Noël

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Summary: A stunning exploration of one of the hottest trends in garden design, nature-based planting with an eco-aware approach, featuring the work of leading designers such as Sean Hogan, Piet Oudolf, and Dan Pearson.0Forget the mild, manicured gardens of the past: planting today is undergoing a revolution in taste and aesthetics. This is the first comprehensive overview of a new planting approach that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Phaidon 2022

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Brookes, John

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1984

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 633 Brookes

McHoy, Peter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hermes House 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 712.6 MCH

Aguar, Charles E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 712 Aguar

Rybczynski, Witold.

Summary: "In a collaboration between writer and subject, the author of Home and City life illuminates Frederick Law Olmsted's role as a major cultural figure and a man at the epicenter of nineteenth-century American history. We know Olmsted through the physical legacy of his stunning landscapes - among them, New York's Central Park, California's Stanford University campus, Boston's Back Bay Fens,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1999

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Reed, Sue

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Society Publishers 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 633 Reed

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Publisher / Publication Date: Meredith Books 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 633 Landscape

Summary: Lafayette Park, an affordable middle-class residential area in downtown Detroit, is home to the largest collection of buildings designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in the world. Today, it is one of Detroit's most racially integrated and economically stable neighborhoods, although it is surrounded by evidence of a city in financial distress. Through interviews with and essays by residents;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolis Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 633 Thanks

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Planners, Inc. 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 633 Easy

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