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The Evening Garden: Flowers and Fragrance from Dusk till Dawn

3.48  ·  Rating Details ·  29 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
It is a great irony that garden books are filled with sunny, colorful photos taken at midday, while the gardeners who tend them are usually away at work. Peter Loewer's The Evening Garden is an exciting revelation of the delights to be found in a garden that is planned and planted for evening enjoyment, from night-bloomers to fragrant orchids and wildflowers.

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Paperback, 272 pages
Published June 4th 2010 by Timber Press (first published February 1st 1993)
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Lee Regan
Feb 21, 2010 Lee Regan rated it really liked it
Chapter 9 is devoted to the Night-Blooming Cactuses - such as the Night-Blooming Cereus. pg. 139 "The lure of the night-blooming cereus is profound. The blooming of this evening flower has assumed the stature of a family ritual in homes throughout the world, neighbor calling neighbor to report the expected opening."
We are fortunate to have a friend who calls us when it is time to watch the night-blooming cereus - with tea and scones.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbzi8X...


Glenda Mcalpin
Feb 15, 2010 Glenda Mcalpin rated it really liked it
I am really enjoying this book. It is written beautifully and has wonderful quotes from vintage books and classic authors. I am a fledgling gardner myself and this spring I am going to work on my nocturnal garden.
Gwnhwyfer
Jul 15, 2011 Gwnhwyfer marked it as looks-interesting
Shelves: adult, non-fiction
From the bibliography of Ellen Dugan's Garden Witchery (2003).
Audrey
Mar 07, 2015 Audrey rated it it was ok
Little hard to read
Danny
Jan 03, 2013 Danny marked it as to-read
This looks like a great reference book and when I have space for my actual garden, I will be reading it more (otherwise I'll get too inspire with no garden to plant!)
Kara-Jolie
Jan 24, 2009 Kara-Jolie marked it as to-read
Shelves: informational
oh, yeah, thats what im talking about. my daugters name comes from, LaReina de la nochez, its a flower from costa rica.
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H. Peter Loewer is a writer, graphic artist, photographer, and botanical illustrator who deals with books on natural history, gardening, great gardeners, and science for children.

He graduated from the Albright Art School of the University of Buffalo with a degree in graphics and a minor in art history. Upon graduation he was awarded the Max Beckmann Fellowship to the Brooklyn Museum Art.

In 1973 he
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