4 edition of secret gardens of Georgetown found in the catalog.
secret gardens of Georgetown
|Statement||Adrian Higgins ; photographs by Mick Hales.|
|LC Classifications||SB466.U65 W364 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||223 p. :|
|Number of Pages||223|
|LC Control Number||93006334|
The formal gardens have the traditional features of an Italian garden including water displays, sculptured grass beds, classical statuary, decorative balustrades, topiary-style trees and shrubs. Adrian Higgins is Garden Editor at the Washington Post and the author of The Secret Gardens of Georgetown: Behind the Walls of Washington's Most Historic Neighborhood and The Washington Post Garden Book: The Ultimate Guide to Gardening in Greater Washington and the Mid-Atlantic Region.
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A few of the Georgetown gardens featured are open to the public, but most are private and so will never be accessible to any but the favored few except through a book like this. And they are gardens well worth enjoying: each is the unique result of a love of gardens /5(4).
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