The California Garden Tour

The California Garden Tour

The 50 Best Gardens to Visit in the Golden State

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The 50 California gardens Olson profiles in this guide fall into four basic types: estate gardens that were once private and are now public, botanical gardens, parks, and art gardens. To set the context, he presents a brief history of gardening in California discussing native peoples; the mission era; Beaux-Arts, Spanish colonial revival, and the country place era; the Depression and the Works Progress Administration (WA); and postwar and midcentury modern gardens. He arranges the gardens geographically, first into north and south, then into smaller regions. --Publisher's descripton.
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781604697223
1604697229
Branch Call Number: 635.95 OLSON
Characteristics: 296 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm

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