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A Garden Miscellany: An Illustrated Guide to the Elements of the Garden


Suzanne Staubach

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A Garden Miscellany is a fun and informative visual exploration of the main features commonly found in gardens. Fully illustrated by Julia Yellow, it is a gorgeous gift for every kind of garden lover.

See the garden in a whole new way!

Gardens across the globe come in many sizes and styles, but they share a remarkable number of similar components. Suzanne Staubach revels in this connection in A Garden Miscellany. In short essays meant to be dipped in and out of, Staubach shares the history, evolution, and contemporary use of all the parts and pieces that make up a home garden - from borders, compost bins, and decks to pergolas, roof gardens, statues, and troughs. 

You'll learn that fairy gardens have their roots in the Tang dynasty, the difference between an arbor and a pergola, how geometry plays a role in garden design, what a ha-ha is, and much more. Featuring bold and whimsical illustrations by Julia Yellow and filled with interesting facts and anecdotes, A Garden Miscellany is a must-have for gardeners, plant lovers, and the naturally curious everywhere.

100 colour illustrations.

About the Author:
Suzanne Staubach writes, pots, and gardens in northeast Connecticut. After a long career in independent bookselling, she now writes and speaks about garden and ceramic history, and sells her handmade pottery nationwide. She is the author of three previous books.


ISBN 9781604698817
Publisher Timber Press
Published 2019
Format Hardback
Number of pages 304
Dimensions H 26cm x W 21cm x D 2.5cm

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