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Garden Ornaments: Pots, Pergolas, Pedestals, and More

Garden Ornaments: Pots, Pergolas, Pedestals, and More

E. Ashley Rooney

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Statues, fountains, sundials, and obelisks–don’t most of us want to live with beauty in a garden? Garden ornaments can breathe life into a garden, no matter its size. When art is placed in a garden, we are invited to explore and enjoy the experience. Abstract silhouettes, playful images, and forms in perfect balance bring discoveries with each new view. This new book presents nearly 500 color photographs of over 350 garden ornaments: animals, maidens, children, miniature trains, urns, gates, pavilions, topiary, birdhouses, and many more. Experience an insider’s tour of garden ornaments and learn from five notable artists as they describe their philosophies of art. Elizabeth Schumacher suggests how to select the perfect garden ornament and Hugh Collins, Jr. describes the magical journey you embark upon in integrating garden ornament, within your landscape.You may find a favorite garden ornament here, or find the inspiration to create a setting and display your own collection.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 489 color photos | Index | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764319563 | Binding: hard cover

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E. Ashley Rooney has written other books, videos, and many articles for newspapers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island about food, houses, gardens, youth, women, and health.