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Eden on Their Minds: American Gardeners with Bold Visions

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What distinguishes a great garden from one that is merely beautiful? In her triumphant follow-up to the award-winning Earth on Her Hands, Starr Ockenga illustrates how a diverse group of visionary American plantsmen and women have taken risks, pushed boundaries, and stretched traditions to create distinctive, idiosyncratic gardens. Boldly conceived and boldly executed, the ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published November 6th 2001 by Clarkson Potter
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Starr Ockenga’s portraits of “American Gardeners with Bold Visions”

- Paul Held of Connecticut, who focuses on a single plant (Primula sieboldii, or Sakurasoh)

- William J. Radler of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who focuses on a single species (roses) and breeds new varieties through a painstaking system.

- Sarah Draney of Marbletown, New York, an artist whose garden is made of plants and found objects, and resembles a modern art assemblage more than a traditional garden

- Jack C. Miller, whose Pennsylvani
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