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Redwoods and Roses

The Gardening Heritage of California
  • ISBN-13: 9781493038329
  • Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHERS
    Imprint: LYONS PRESS
  • By Maureen Gilmer
  • Price: AUD $43.99
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Availability: This book is temporarily out of stock, order will be despatched as soon as fresh stock is received.
  • Local release date: 14/11/2020
  • Format: Paperback 208 pages Weight: 0g
  • Categories: Gardening [WM]
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Redwoods and Roses explores the special relationship California's diverse peoples have shared with nature and the unique gardens and landscapes they have created over the years to nurture and enhance those bonds. From pre-colonial times to the Victorian era, California gardening expert Maureen Gilmer brings this garden history to life, showing how the gardens and landscapes were created and profiling the heirloom plants within them. But Redwoods and Roses is more than a book on gardening history. Here, the reader will discover how to recreate period designs in her own garden, from making a no-fuss adobe-look wall from the Mission era to finding heirloom plants for a cottage garden. Redwoods and Roses is a blend of natural history, California history, plants profiles, landscaping tips, and sensible garden advice, as well as an eloquent plea for the preservation of many remarkable plants.
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