A Tapestry Garden: The Art of Weaving Plants and Place Ernie O'Byrne

A Tapestry Garden: The Art of Weaving Plants and Place

Author: Ernie O'Byrne
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Book Title
A Tapestry Garden: The Art of Weaving Plants and Place
Author
Ernie O'Byrne
ISBN
9781604697599
"This is a love story about a couple and their relationship with an acre-and-a-half of land. . . with exceptional plant descriptions that read like character references for old friends. . . . beautiful photographs and prose await." --Library Journal Marietta and Ernie O'Byrne's garden--situated on one and a half acres in Eugene, Oregon--is filled with an incredible array of plants from around the world. By consciously leveraging the garden's many microclimates, they have created a stunning patchwork of exuberant plants that is widely considered one of America's most outstanding private gardens. In A Tapestry Garden, the O'Byrnes share their deep knowledge of plants and essential garden advice. Readers will discover the humble roots of the garden, explore the numerous habitats and the plants that make them shine, and find inspiration in photography that captures the garden's astonishing beauty. There is something here for every type of gardener: a shade garden, perennial borders, a chaparral garden, a kitchen garden, and more. Profiles of the O'Byrne's favorite plants--including hellebores, trilliums, arisaemas, and alpine plants--include comprehensive growing information and tips on pruning and care. A Tapestry Garden captures the spirit of a very special place.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Ernie O'Byrne, Marietta O'ByrnePublisher: Timber Press (OR)Published: 04/26/2018ISBN: 9781604697599Pages: 264Weight: 2.45lbsSize: 10.50h x 7.80w x 1.00dReview Citations: Choice 11/01/2018Library Journal 04/01/2018 pg. 89Publishers Weekly 05/21/2018
"This is a love story about a couple and their relationship with an acre-and-a-half of land. . . with exceptional plant descriptions that read like character references for old friends. . . . beautiful photographs and prose await." --Library Journal

Marietta and Ernie O'Byrne's garden--situated on one and a half acres in Eugene, Oregon--is filled with an incredible array of plants from around the world. By consciously leveraging the garden's many microclimates, they have created a stunning patchwork of exuberant plants that is widely considered one of America's most outstanding private gardens. In A Tapestry Garden, the O'Byrnes share their deep knowledge of plants and essential garden advice. Readers will discover the humble roots of the garden, explore the numerous habitats and the plants that make them shine, and find inspiration in photography that captures the garden's astonishing beauty. There is something here for every type of gardener: a shade garden, perennial borders, a chaparral garden, a kitchen garden, and more. Profiles of the O'Byrne's favorite plants--including hellebores, trilliums, arisaemas, and alpine plants--include comprehensive growing information and tips on pruning and care. A Tapestry Garden captures the spirit of a very special place.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Ernie O'Byrne, Marietta O'Byrne
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
Published: 04/26/2018
ISBN: 9781604697599
Pages: 264
Weight: 2.45lbs
Size: 10.50h x 7.80w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Choice 11/01/2018
Library Journal 04/01/2018 pg. 89
Publishers Weekly 05/21/2018
"This is a love story about a couple and their relationship with an acre-and-a-half of land. . . with exceptional plant descriptions that read like character references for old friends. . . . beautiful photographs and prose await." --Library Journal

Marietta and Ernie O'Byrne's garden--situated on one and a half acres in Eugene, Oregon--is filled with an incredible array of plants from around the world. By consciously leveraging the garden's many microclimates, they have created a stunning patchwork of exuberant plants that is widely considered one of America's most outstanding private gardens. In A Tapestry Garden, the O'Byrnes share their deep knowledge of plants and essential garden advice. Readers will discover the humble roots of the garden, explore the numerous habitats and the plants that make them shine, and find inspiration in photography that captures the garden's astonishing beauty. There is something here for every type of gardener: a shade garden, perennial borders, a chaparral garden, a kitchen garden, and more. Profiles of the O'Byrne's favorite plants--including hellebores, trilliums, arisaemas, and alpine plants--include comprehensive growing information and tips on pruning and care. A Tapestry Garden captures the spirit of a very special place.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Ernie O'Byrne, Marietta O'Byrne
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
Published: 04/26/2018
ISBN: 9781604697599
Pages: 264
Weight: 2.45lbs
Size: 10.50h x 7.80w x 1.00d

Review Citations: Choice 11/01/2018
Library Journal 04/01/2018 pg. 89
Publishers Weekly 05/21/2018