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  Books - Landscape

New Orleans Gardens explores this rich history and tours public gardens, as well as opens the doors to lovingly tended private balcony, patio, and mansion grounds.

Gardens of New Orleans: Exquisite Excess by Lake Douglas, Jeannette Hardy (Photographer), Richard Sexton Gardens of New Orleans: Exquisite Excess
by Lake Douglas, Jeannette Hardy (Photographer), Richard Sexton

Hardcover - 208 pages (April 2001)
Chronicle Book
ISBN: 0811824217
Dimensions (in inches): 0.90 x 10.26 x 10.25


Book Description
New Orleans is a gardener's paradise. Fragrant ginger and night-blooming jessamine scent the air. Nary a crack in the cement or divot in the wall is free from rogue ferns, mosses, or draping greenery. For generations, residents from wildly varied cultures and sensibilities have been at work creating magnificent gardens throughout the city. New Orleans Gardens explores this rich history and tours public gardens, as well as opens the doors to lovingly tended private balcony, patio, and mansion grounds. Interviews discuss the environmental and cultural forces that shaped the gardens. In photography as sumptuous as his acclaimed New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence, Richard Sexton vividly illustrates the many traditions interwoven in this bewitching city's landscape heritage.

About the Author
Lake Douglas is a garden historian living in New Orleans and writes for numerous architecture and garden publications. Jeannette Hardy is the Garden writer at the Times-Picayune. She lives and gardens in New Orleans. Richard Sexton lives in New Orleans and teaches photography at New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts. His work has appeared in New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence and Vestiges of Grandeur: Plantations of Louisiana's River Road.




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Gardens of New Orleans: Exquisite Excess
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Hands on the Land: A History of the Vermont Landscape
by Jan Albers
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by J. William Thompson, Kim Sorvig, Craig D. Farnsworth (Illustrator)
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