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Monet's Garden: Through the Seasons at Giverny

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This behind-the-scenes exploration looks at the history of Claude Monet's garden at Giverny in France, and links the world of Monet the artist with Monet the gardener. Four chapters trace the garden through the different seasons of the year, paying special attention to the atmosphere and light that so preoccupied Monet and became the focus of his life as a painter. ...more
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published April 6th 1995 by Frances Lincoln
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Hana
Jun 20, 2016 Hana rated it it was amazing
I was returning Monet At Giverny to the library when what did I see but our librarians' newest display shelf with gardening books including this one. O frabjous day!

Although I loved Monet At Giverny, as an avid gardener I wished there had been more on the historical garden renovation and very particularly I longed for garden plans. How were the more formal plots by the house laid out? How did they connect with the famed water lily ponds? I opened this up and BAM! There it was. Everything I was
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Beth E
Aug 14, 2016 Beth E rated it liked it
This book has lot of lovely photographs. It describes Monet's garden during his life and today. It tells how the garden came to be saved for future generations. There is a lot of description of the upkeep done by gardeners today, which I had no patience for.
Bree
May 21, 2013 Bree rated it liked it
Shelves: flowers
Notes:
covers spring and summer mostly
pretty pictures
the garden is not at all now what Monet originally did
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