Gardens Across America, East of the Mississippi: The American Horticulatural Society's Guide to American Public Gardens and Arboreta, Volume I (Paperback)

Gardens Across America, East of the Mississippi: The American Horticulatural Society's Guide to American Public Gardens and Arboreta, Volume I By John H. Russell, Thomas S. Spencer Cover Image
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Gardening is one of America's most popular hobbies, and attendance at public gardens and arboreta continues to rise. Gardens Across America is a comprehensive two-volume guide to nearly 2,000 gardens. Each entry in this state-by-state guide contains such basic information as hours of operation and directions as well asa listing of activities, educational programs, and any unique botanical features. Gardens are also indexed by type (Japanese, children's etc. and by designer; another index lists plant species and where they can be found. Twenty-four pages of color plates round out this portable directory of America's public gardens.

About the Author


A native of Alexandra, Virginia, John J. Russell has been a medical corpsman, history teacher, owner and operator of a chain of outdoor outfitter stores, and president of a directory publishing company. Thomas S. Spencer is a former lawyer who is currently working toward a degree in historic preservation at Goucher College. They both live in Washington, D.C.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781589791022
ISBN-10: 1589791029
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication Date: July 28th, 2005
Pages: 476
Language: English