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Texas Public Gardens

Texas Public Gardens


McDonald, Elvin

Cl. Gretna, 2008

Book ID: 79145

From the Antique Rose Emporium in Brenham to the Forbidden Gardens in Katy, the tropical conservatory and rainforest in the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, and the Bayou Bend Gardens in Houston, McDonald details more than thirty public gardens throughout Texas, examining the histories, layouts, designs, and plantings unique to each. Each garden visited in this volume is open to the public, inviting readers to venture out and experience the grandeur and beauty of these natural spaces for themselves. Containing more than one hundred color photos and thirty color illustrations, this gorgeous collection is perfect for all seasons.

192 pp., color and B&W illus.