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The Resource Minnesota gardens : an illustrated history, Susan Davis Price

Minnesota gardens : an illustrated history, Susan Davis Price

Label
Minnesota gardens : an illustrated history
Title
Minnesota gardens
Title remainder
an illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
Susan Davis Price
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Minnesota gardens : an illustrated history, Susan Davis Price
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "" ... glimpses gardening as practiced by pioneer and Victorian Minnesotans, details Depression-era and great estate gardens, and celebrates today's gardening renaissance. ... [Delves] into original sources ... [and draws] on old newspaper accounts, diaries, historic photos, and interviews ... "--Dust jacket
  • Information on the gardens of Dr. Charles H. and Edith Graham Mayo at Mayowood (Rochester) is on p. 59-62. Information on the following is also included: Oakwood Cemetery of Rochester; Heritage Garden of Rochester; Levee Park of Red Wing; John Rich Park of Red Wing; Ladies Floral Club of Austin; the rock gardens of the Rochester Garden and Flower Club; Wedge Nursery of Albert Lea; Winona Rose Garden; Woodlawn Cemetery of Winona; and Levee Park of Winona; Jo Ryo En (The Garden of Quiet Listening) of Carleton College, Northfield
Contents
Contents: Settlers & early statehood 1840s-1870. Homesteading -- Fences and flowers -- Victorian gardens 1870-1910. Places of delight -- Gardens of the dead -- Pleasure grounds -- Great estates & passionate gardeners - Early 20th century. Grand and glorious -- Private efforts, public benefits -- Public efforts, private benefits -- Home ground 1930s-late 1940s. Outdoor living rooms -- The home front -- The good life - Late 1940s-1970. Lawns and roses -- Public spaces -- The trade: a footnote to history 1850s-1990s. How cold is it? -- Gardening renaissance 1970-1990s. Ideas from abroad -- Grandmother's garden -- Working with nature
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
168 p.
Isbn
9780963933836
Lccn
95079479
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm33830980
Label
Minnesota gardens : an illustrated history, Susan Davis Price
Publication
Note
  • "" ... glimpses gardening as practiced by pioneer and Victorian Minnesotans, details Depression-era and great estate gardens, and celebrates today's gardening renaissance. ... [Delves] into original sources ... [and draws] on old newspaper accounts, diaries, historic photos, and interviews ... "--Dust jacket
  • Information on the gardens of Dr. Charles H. and Edith Graham Mayo at Mayowood (Rochester) is on p. 59-62. Information on the following is also included: Oakwood Cemetery of Rochester; Heritage Garden of Rochester; Levee Park of Red Wing; John Rich Park of Red Wing; Ladies Floral Club of Austin; the rock gardens of the Rochester Garden and Flower Club; Wedge Nursery of Albert Lea; Winona Rose Garden; Woodlawn Cemetery of Winona; and Levee Park of Winona; Jo Ryo En (The Garden of Quiet Listening) of Carleton College, Northfield
Contents
Contents: Settlers & early statehood 1840s-1870. Homesteading -- Fences and flowers -- Victorian gardens 1870-1910. Places of delight -- Gardens of the dead -- Pleasure grounds -- Great estates & passionate gardeners - Early 20th century. Grand and glorious -- Private efforts, public benefits -- Public efforts, private benefits -- Home ground 1930s-late 1940s. Outdoor living rooms -- The home front -- The good life - Late 1940s-1970. Lawns and roses -- Public spaces -- The trade: a footnote to history 1850s-1990s. How cold is it? -- Gardening renaissance 1970-1990s. Ideas from abroad -- Grandmother's garden -- Working with nature
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
168 p.
Isbn
9780963933836
Lccn
95079479
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
ocm33830980

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