The Scentual Garden - Ken Druse (Hardcover)

Exploring the World of Botanical Fragrance

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Product Details

Barcode
9781419738166
Department
Books
Released
15 Oct 2019
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Ken Druse
Kenneth Druse
Ellen Hoverkamp (Photographer)
Subtitle
Exploring the World of Botanical Fragrance
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harry N Abrams Inc
Language
English
Number of Pages
256
Dimensions
305 x 222mm (305g)

Annotation

Popular garden writer Druse offers a complete survey of fragrance in the garden, in a major work filled with new knowledge. He arranges both familiar and unusual garden plants, shrubs, and trees into 12 categories, giving gardeners a vastly expanded palate of scents to explore.

Summary

A complete illustrated survey of fragrance in the garden by America&;s leading garden writer

American Horticultural Society 2020 Book Award Winner?
Gold Medalist: Garden Communicators International


Popular garden writer Ken Druse offers a complete survey of fragrance in the garden, in a major work filled with new knowledge. He arranges both familiar and unusual garden plants, shrubs, and trees into 12 categories, giving gardeners a vastly expanded palate of scents to explore and enjoy, and he also provides examples of garden designs that offer harmonious scentual delights. Ellen Hoverkamp contributes her artful botanical images of flowers and plants discussed in the text. These are accompanied by Druse&;s award-winning garden photographs, to create a book that is as beautiful to look at as it is informative and evocative to read. 

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Gardening & Plants
BISAC Subject 1
Gardening / General
BISAC Subject 2
Photography / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals
BIC Classification 1
Botany & plant sciences
BIC Classification 2
Gardening: plants
Library Subject 1
Fragrant gardens
Library Subject 2
Aromatic plants
Dewey Classification
635

Author Bio

Hoverkamp, Ellen: - Ellen Hoverkamp won the Garden Writers Association's top award for photography for Natural Companions and has been using a flatbed scanner as a camera since 1997. She lives in Connecticut.

Review Quotes

"...a masterpiece!"--Niki Jabbour "The Weekend Gardener " "It's a really revolutionary book in its approach to fragrance in the garden"--Thomas Christopher ""Growing Greener", WESU.FM, Connecticut NPR radio " "It's beautiful and smart."--Margaret Roach ""A Way to Garden" radio show and podcast " "A brilliant and fascinating journey into perhaps the most overlooked and under-appreciated dimension of plants. Ken's well-researched information, experience and perfect examples, now has me appreciating plants, gardens, and designs in a fresh and stimulating way."
--Joe Lamp'l "Emmy Award-winning Creator & Host of Growing a Greener World, Founder of joegardener.com "