Wednesday, August 5, 2009

New Titles in the Garden Library

Ladies in Antebellum Costume under the Moss Draped Oaks of Glenwood Plantation, home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Munson, Near New Orleans, LA. Undated photograph from Clarke and Marjorie Wilson's In Southern Gardens. Gulfport, MS: Stewart Welch Wilson, 1940. [Glenwood was located near Napoleonville on Bayou Lafourche. The house burned 10 October 1955].

The Garden Library of the New Orleans Town Gardeners, housed in the Southeastern Architectural Archive, has recently acquired the following publications:

Ceo, Rocco J. and Joanna Lombard. Historic Landscapes of Florida. n.p.: The Deering Foundation & the University of Miami School of Architecture, 2001.

Costain, Maud. “Japan on the Gulf of Mexico.” Article reprinted from the March, 1935 issue of Country Life.

Deutsch, Herman. "The Jungle Gardens of Avery Island." Avery Island, LA: Jungle Gardens, c. 1935-1941.

Howett, Catherine.
The Gardening Book of James L. Hunter, a Southern Planter. Chillicothe, IL: The American Botanist, 1996.

Krall, Daniel. "Ellen Biddle Shipman and Her Design for Longue Vue Gardens," in CELA 89: Proceedings. Gainesville, FL: Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, 1989.

“Middlegate Japanese Gardens.” Pass Christian, MS: Middlegate Japanese Gardens, n.d.

Turnbull, Martha Barrow. The Sixty Year Garden Diary of Martha Turnbull, Mistress of Rosedown Plantation 1836 to 1896. St. Francisville, LA: Rosedown Plantation and Historic Gardens, 1996.

Waters, Alice. Edible Schoolyard: A Universal Idea. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2008.

Westmacott, Richard. African-American Gardens and Yards in the Rural South. Knoxville: U Tennessee Press, 1992.

Wilson, Clarke and Marjorie. In Southern Gardens. Gulfport, MS: Stewart Welch Wilson, 1940. Signed by the authors.

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