Gardenista

The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces
Author: Michelle Slatalla
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579656528
Category: Gardening
Page: 408
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Our homes' outdoor spaces can--and should--be as welcoming and carefully considered as our living rooms; when treated as extensions of our homes, these spaces enrich our lives immeasurably. That was the guiding principle when, under the direction of editor in chief Michelle Slatalla (whose New York Times style columns were weekly must-reads for a decade), the team behind Remodelista.com launched sister site Gardenista.com. Like Remodelista, Gardenista caters to an older, more established audience (75 percent of readers are over the age of 35) and is known for its sophisticated, well-edited aesthetic. The book contains lushly photographed tours of 12 enviable gardens; planting guides for a variety of climates and color palettes; in-depth case studies on more than a dozen outdoor structures (from yoga studios to chicken coops); do-it-yourself projects; easy-to-implement design ideas; "The Gardenista 100," a guide to timeless everyday objects for the outdoors; plus advice from landscape professionals. Equal parts inspiration and expert intel, Gardenista is both a perfect starting point and an all-in-one manual when questions arise.

Gardenista

The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces
Author: Michelle Slatalla
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579657354
Category: Gardening
Page: 400
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Named a Best Gift Book for Gardeners by The New York Times Book Review, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times, Domino magazine, and Goop. The team behind the inspirational design sites Gardenista.com and Remodelista.com presents an all-in-one manual for making your outdoor space as welcoming as your living room. Tour personality-filled gardens around the world and re-create the looks with no-fail planting palettes. Find hundreds of design tips and easy DIYs, editors’ picks of 100 classic (and stylish) objects, a landscaping primer with tips from pros, over 200 resources, and so much more.

The Less Is More Garden

Big Ideas for Designing Your Small Yard
Author: Susan Morrison
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 160469839X
Category: Gardening
Page: 256
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“Gives homeowners solid ideas to help transform small gardens into a personalized, thoughtful, and unique destinations.” —Gardenista When it comes to gardens, bigger isn’t always better. A smaller space requires fewer plants and less time to design, install, and maintain. The Less Is More Garden shows you how to take advantage of every square foot of space. Designer Susan Morrison offers savvy tips to match your landscape to your lifestyle, draws on years of experience to recommend smart plants with seasonal interest, and suggests hardscape materials to personalize your space. Inspiring photographs highlight a variety of inspiring small-space designs from around the country. With The Less Is More Garden, you’ll see how limited space can mean unlimited opportunities for gorgeous garden design.

Remodelista


Author: Julie Carlson
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 157965732X
Category: House & Home
Page: 400
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Remodelista.com is the go-to, undisputed authority for home design enthusiasts, remodelers, architects, and designers. Unlike sites that cater to all tastes, Remodelista has a singular and clearly defined aesthetic: classic pieces trump designs that are trendy and transient, and well-edited spaces take precedence over cluttered environments. High and low mix seamlessly here, and getting the look need not be expensive (think Design Within Reach meets Ikea). Remodelista decodes the secrets to achieving this aesthetic, with in-depth tours and lessons from 12 enviable homes; a recipe-like breakdown of the hardest-working kitchens and baths; dozens of do-it-yourself projects; “The Remodelista 100,” a guide to the best everyday household objects; and an in-depth look at the ins and outs of the remodeling process. In a world of design confusion, Remodelista takes the guesswork out of the process.

The Humane Gardener

Nurturing a Backyard Habitat for Wildlife
Author: Nancy Lawson
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1616896175
Category: Gardening
Page: 224
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In this eloquent plea for compassion and respect for all species, journalist and gardener Nancy Lawson describes why and how to welcome wildlife to our backyards. Through engaging anecdotes and inspired advice, profiles of home gardeners throughout the country, and interviews with scientists and horticulturalists, Lawson applies the broader lessons of ecology to our own outdoor spaces. Detailed chapters address planting for wildlife by choosing native species; providing habitats that shelter baby animals, as well as birds, bees, and butterflies; creating safe zones in the garden; cohabiting with creatures often regarded as pests; letting nature be your garden designer; and encouraging natural processes and evolution in the garden. The Humane Gardener fills a unique niche in describing simple principles for both attracting wildlife and peacefully resolving conflicts with all the creatures that share our world.

Remodelista: The Organized Home

Simple, Stylish Storage Ideas for All Over the House
Author: Julie Carlson,Margot Guralnick
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579658156
Category: House & Home
Page: 272
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Buy fewer (and better) things. Store like with like. Get rid of the plastic. Display—don’t stash—your belongings. Let go of your inner perfectionist and remember that rooms are for living. These are a few of the central principles behind Remodelista: The Organized Home, the new book from the team behind the inspirational design site Remodelista.com. Whether you’re a minimalist or someone who takes pleasure in her collections, we all yearn for an unencumbered life in a home that makes us happy. This compact tome shows us how, with more than 100 simple and stylish tips, each clearly presented and accompanied by full-color photographs that are sure to inspire. Readers will learn strategies for conquering their homes’ problem zones (from the medicine cabinet to the bedroom closet) and organizing tricks and tools that can be deployed in every room (embrace trays; hunt for unused spaces overhead; decant everything). Interviews with experts, ranging from kindergarten teachers to hoteliers, offer even more ingenious ideas to steal. It all adds up to the ultimate home organizing manual.

Botanical


Author: Samuel Zeller
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781910566336
Category:
Page: 112
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A photography book featuring luscious plants shot through the translucent glass of greenhouses found in botanical gardens. The photographer travelled to over 15 European cities to complete the project

Gardens of the Garden State


Author: Nancy Berner,Susan Lowry
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1580933742
Category: Gardening
Page: 237
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New Jersey is full of gardens, from the huge growing fields that bring New Yorkers fresh tomatoes, corn, and blueberries to the many arboretums and county parks throughout the state. Here the focus is on outstanding public gardens, such as Greenwood Gardens, a uniquely American example of arts and crafts design, and magnificent private gardens by well-known firms including Innocenti & Webel, Ferruchio Vitali, and Fernando Caruncho. A temperate climate makes it possible to grow a wide range of plants, while a complex topography-including mountains, rolling hills, flat basins, and the scrubby Pine Barrens-demands diverse approaches to design. Featured are gardens throughout the state-from a wildlife garden filled with frogs and butterflies and a lighthouse garden near Cape May, to elegant formal gardens of Short Hills, Bernardsville, and Oldwick, to Skylands, with its magnificent specimen trees, extensive woodland and rock gardens, and a noted lilac collection close to the New York border.

The Problem with My Garden

Simple Solutions for Outdoor Spaces
Author: Kendra Wilson
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780679266
Category: Gardening
Page: 144
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Do you long for a beautiful garden but hate weeding? Are you intimidated by roses or worried about watering? Do your neighbor's trees block your sunlight? Is your outdoor space too big? Too small? An awkward shape? Or maybe you just don't know where to begin... Whether you are seeking a solution to a specific problem or just need some inspiration, this handy guide leads the way with smart design advice, beautiful plant combinations, and easy planting tips. Read this book and the prospect of tackling your yard will suddenly seem less daunting and a lot more fun.

The Town on Beaver Creek

the story of a lost Kentucky community
Author: Michelle Slatalla
Publisher: Random House Inc
ISBN: N.A
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 242
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A compelling family history offers a richly textured portrait of mid-twentieth-century life in a small Appalachian town in eastern Kentucky and brings together the traditions, memories, stories, people, and culture of Martin, Kentucky, in an effort to pre

Gardens in Detail

100 Contemporary Designs
Author: Emma Reuss
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1580933998
Category: Gardening
Page: 431
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Explore 100 gardens from around the world with this illustrated guide to the design elements of each—from historical style to planting and landscape design. This comprehensive reference offers gardens from many periods of history—Islamic, Renaissance, English Landscape, Arts & Crafts, and more—and geographically diverse environments—from a nighttime sculpture garden on the Oregon coast, to a sustainable water garden in the mountains of Vermont, and the Mughal garden at the Indian president's palace in New Delhi. They are inspirational works made by both talented amateurs and major international garden designers—including Britain's Christopher Bradley Hole, Italy's Luciano Giubbilei and Paolo Pejrone, and Americans Isabelle Green, Raymond Jungles, and Martha Schwartz. In this affordable volume boasting 500 illustrations, readers are led through the details of each garden and provided with the tools needed to understand and replicate each exemplary design—whether the site is rural or urban, a backyard or a beach, in any climate, and on any budget. Each beautiful project photo is followed by a list of key concepts, numbered close-ups that highlight aspects of the design, and expert write-ups to explain how each element serves the garden as a whole. Whether looking for a whole landscaping scheme, or simply an individual idea for a water feature or a wall, readers will find a wealth of ideas to choose from. Both experienced and armchair gardeners will find that Gardens in Detail will enhance their appreciation of how good design decisions are made at every scale.

Garden Inspirations


Author: Charlotte Moss
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
ISBN: 0847844773
Category: Gardening
Page: 288
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Celebrated interior designer and renowned tastemaker Charlotte Moss presents a rich look on the joie de vivre of gardens. This fresh volume explores the garden as a room--or a series of rooms. A veritable gardening resource, Moss personally tours readers through her own gardens in East Hampton (a labor of love since 1989) and New York City, as she shares the sources and origins of her inspirations from gardens of great women, past and present to historical gardens, domestic and foreign, that all gardeners will appreciate. Moss includes an extensive resource guide to notable gardens to visit. She also shares an array of practical tips and savvy advice on how the garden fits into your interior decorating and good living--from elegant flower arrangements from the garden and the table settings they inspire (the color scheme is based on the flowers she has cut); to artfully arranged but practical garden seating for entertaining, relaxing, eating, and drinking, and hammocks and nooks for relaxing; to ideas on trimming and cutting, and the endless possibilities of garden ornaments, and much more. Moss is a true host, and her philosophy of decorating, indoors and outdoors, is one rooted in hospitality--creating welcoming spaces and bringing people together.

Gardens of the High Line

Elevating the Nature of Modern Landscapes
Author: Piet Oudolf,Rick Darke
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604696990
Category: Gardens
Page: 320
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The Gardens of the High Line is the first book devoted to the plants and planting design of New York City's iconic High Line. In its sumptuous pages, Piet Oudolf, who designed the original plantings, and Rick Darke, a leading voice in sustainable horticulture, reveal why the High Line is such an iconic example of landscape design.

My Garden Is a Car Park and Other Design Dilemmas


Author: Kendra Wilson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781780679259
Category: Gardens
Page: 144
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Do you share your garden with a car? Worried that your neighbour's trees are blocking your light? Is your garden too big? Too small? An awkward shape? Or maybe you just don't know where to begin... Whether you are grappling with a particular dilemma or just need some inspiration, this guide leads the way forward with sharp design advice and beautiful images. Read this book and the prospect of tackling your own garden will seem suddenly less daunting and more fun.

A Tapestry Garden

The Art of Weaving Plants and Place
Author: Ernie O'Byrne,Marietta O'Byrne
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604698640
Category: Gardening
Page: 336
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“This is a love story about a couple and their relationship with an acre-and-a-half of land. . . with exceptional plant descriptions that read like character references for old friends. . . . beautiful photographs and prose await.” —Library Journal Marietta and Ernie O’Byrne’s garden—situated on one and a half acres in Eugene, Oregon—is filled with an incredible array of plants from around the world. By consciously leveraging the garden’s many microclimates, they have created a stunning patchwork of exuberant plants that is widely considered one of America’s most outstanding private gardens. In A Tapestry Garden, the O’Byrnes share their deep knowledge of plants and essential garden advice. Readers will discover the humble roots of the garden, explore the numerous habitats and the plants that make them shine, and find inspiration in photography that captures the garden’s astonishing beauty. There is something here for every type of gardener: a shade garden, perennial borders, a chaparral garden, a kitchen garden, and more. Profiles of the O’Byrne’s favorite plants—including hellebores, trilliums, arisaemas, and alpine plants—include comprehensive growing information and tips on pruning and care. A Tapestry Garden captures the spirit of a very special place.

Sowing Beauty

Designing Flowering Meadows from Seed
Author: James Hitchmough
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 160469632X
Category: Meadow gardening
Page: 364
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Sowing Beauty is a fresh approach to creating meadow gardens from James Hitchmough, one of the world's most important and groundbreaking landscape designers. Both practical and inspirational, its combination of accessible instruction and lush photography will appeal to style-driven home gardeners and professional landscape and garden designers alike.

Planting

A New Perspective
Author: Noel Kingsbury,Piet Oudolf
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697318
Category: Gardening
Page: 280
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Planting: A New Perspective is an essential resource for designers and gardeners looking to create plant-rich, beautiful gardens that support biodiversity and nourish the human spirit. An intimate knowledge of plants is essential to the success of modern landscape design, and Planting makes Oudolf’s considerable understanding of plant ecology and performance accessible, explaining how plants behave in different situations, what goes on underground, and which species make good neighbors. Extensive plant charts and planting plans will help you choose plants for their structure, color, and texture as well as the way they perform in the landscape. A detailed directory with details like each plant’s life expectancy, the persistence of its seedheads, its tendency to spread, and propensity to self-seed, this book is a beautiful and invaluable resource.

The Pottery Gardener

Flowers and Hens at the Emma Bridgewater Factory
Author: Arthur Parkinson
Publisher: History Press
ISBN: 9780750985574
Category:
Page: 224
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The Emma Bridgewater factory is a thriving visitor attraction and a mecca for lovers of its iconic pottery; but tucked within is a walled garden bursting with nectar-rich, jazzy-toned flowers and hen houses of rare-breed chickens. In this beautiful book, the site's gardener, florist and poultry keeper Arthur Parkinson descriptively and visually shares his stunning work. With seasonal tips on container planting, plant profiles and helpful guides to keeping fowl and flower-arranging, The Pottery Gardener is sure to delight gardeners, hen fanciers and Emma Bridgewater fans alike.

Garden Revolution

How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change
Author: Larry Weaner,Thomas Christopher
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697490
Category: Gardening
Page: 336
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AHS Book Award winner This lushly-photographed reference is an important moment in horticulture that will be embraced by anyone looking for a better, smarter way to garden. Larry Weaner is an icon in the world of ecological landscape design, and now his revolutionary approach is available to all gardeners. Garden Revolution shows how an ecological approach to planting can lead to beautiful gardens that buck much of conventional gardening’s counter-productive, time-consuming practices. Instead of picking the wrong plant and then constantly tilling, weeding, irrigating, and fertilizing, Weaner advocates for choosing plants that are adapted to the soil and climate of a specific site and letting them naturally evolve over time. Allowing the plants to find their own niches, to spread their seed around until they find the microclimate and spot that suits them best, creates a landscape that is vibrant, dynamic, and gorgeous year after year.

Private Gardens of the Bay Area


Author: Susan Lowry,Nancy Berner
Publisher: The Monacelli Press, LLC
ISBN: 1580934765
Category: Gardens
Page: 256
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Seasoned garden writers Susan Lowry and Nancy Berner, along with leading landscape photographer Marion Brenner, tour more than thirty-five private gardens in the San Francisco Bay Area, illuminating the unrivalled beauty of Northern California-the breadth of the sky, the quality of the light, the sparkle of the Bay, the shapes of the hills-that has beckoned landscape designers and gardeners for generations. Organized geographically-starting with the San Francisco Peninsula, moving north into San Francisco itself, crossing the Bay into Berkeley and Oakland, and finishing in Napa, Sonoma, and Marin-Private Gardens of the Bay Areaencompasses an extraordinary range of micro-climates that foster the cultivation of an equally extraordinary range of plants. The kaleidoscope of vigorous plants from five continents bursting out of an Oakland front yard is one kind of garden, the clean-lined contemporary composition of drought-tolerant natives and gravel is another, and the garden tucked into the mountain landscape of oaks, manzanitas, and ceanothus is yet another. This fascinating tour includes gardens such as Green Gables, where the 1911 terraced design by Greene & Greene is meticulously preserved; Big Swing, with a world-renowned collection of salvias; a vertical garden on a vertiginous site in San Francisco by Surfacedesign; and a romantic landscape of lawns, perennial beds, and stately oaks owned by noted collectors and gallerists Gretchen and John Berggruen. Lowry and Berner describe the goals of each garden owner and the principles behind the designs.