Gardens Private & Personal A Garden Club of America Book

Gardens Private & Personal

A Garden Club of America Book

By Nancy D'Oench and Bonny Martin
Photographer Mick Hales


Price: $60.00

  • Publication Date: October 1, 2008
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Trim Size: 10 x 12
  • ISBN: 9780810972803
  • Page Count: 256
  • Illustrations: 200 Color Photos
  • Rights: World/All

More than 90 exquisite gardens were photographed all around the United States especially for this book by Mick Hales, one of the world's leading garden photographers. Organized according to parts of the garden—entryways, herbaceous borders, water features, hedges, etc.—the pictures are accompanied by insightful commentaries and extended captions. Quotations from the owners—dedicated gardeners all—offer an additional source of inspiration to any garden lover.

About the authors

Mick Hales is the photographer/author of Abrams’ Gardens Around the World 365 and Shakespeare in the Garden, and the photographer of The Book of Psalms, as well as of STC’s 212 Views of Central Park 212. He, author Nancy D’Oench, and coordinator Bonny Martin also collaborated on The Fine Art of Flower Arranging.


Nancy D’Oench is a writer, award-winning flower arranger, lecturer, flower-show judge, and longtime member of the Garden Club of America. She lives in Portland, Connecticut. Bonny Martin is a prolific gardener, arranger, lecturer, judge, and organizer of the major Garden Club of America flower show in Memphis, Tennessee, where she lives.