Encyclopedia of Gardens
History and Design
First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Candice A. Shoemaker is the former director of the School of the Chicago Botanic Garden. She is currently an Associate Professor of Horticulture at Kansas State University. Her current research involves Human Issues in Horticulture.
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"A definitive source for garden design and history..." -- Booklist/RBB
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