Country Gardening Design Ideas and a Practical Guide
Country Gardening
Design Ideas and a Practical Guide
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: April 1, 2000
  • Price: $39.95
  • Trim Size: 9 14 x 9 14
  • ISBN: 978-0-8109-4120-5
  • EAN: 9780810941205
  • Page Count: 184
  • Format: Hardcover

Country Gardening–from the team that created Abrams' popular Seaside Gardening–provides the ideas and information needed to create a beautiful garden for relaxation and entertainment, full of surprising points of visual interest and alive with birds, butterflies, and even fish. Among its valuable features are: Handsomely illustrated sections devoted to creating a country ambiance; essentials of garden architecture, such as fences, gates, walls, containers, and outbuildings; whimsy in the garden; water gardens; and vegetable gardens. Wise practical advice for the inexperienced gardener, ranging from design principles to simple hints on growing perennials, annuals, and vegetables. Extensive annotated plant lists, carefully chosen to feature a broad range of easy-to-grow varieties. Full of inspiration and ideas, Country Gardening offers a relaxed approach to planning and creating easy-to-maintain gardens for the casual enjoyment of nature.

About the author

Theodore James, Jr., and Harry Haralambou have collaborated on more than 10 garden books and hundreds of articles for national magazines, including Architectural Digest, Town and Country, Vogue, Country Living, Family Circle, and Women's Day. Both of them live, and garden on the east end of Long Island.