Botanic Gems Indiana Public Gardens: including Greater Chicago, Dayton, Cincinnati & Louisville by Alan McPherson
- Publisher: AuthorHouse (August 10, 2009)
- ISBN-10: 1434377725
- Paperback: 136 pages
- Language: English
Throughout Indiana, Hoosiers in increasing numbers are discovering the joys of creating their own private gardens, as well as visiting public gardens; verdant sanctuaries where they often find ideas and inspiration. As we all realilze or should know, spending time in a garden, private or public, can be a rewarding experience of horticultural enrichment, beauty and inner peace. The author, Alan McPherson, has spent considerable time wandering Indiana, seeking out the most outstanding gardens or "botanic gems" whose gates are open to the public. He shares his findings of these Eden-like public retreats in this readable companion guide. The rich array of garden types found in Indiana and neighboring cities include historic, estate, ethnic, educational, commercial, arboretum, conservatory, and pleasure gardens. These public garden settings are designed with international landscape styles that include English, Italian, French, Japanese, American influences and an eclectic mix of several. Brought to life by numerous color photographs and a delighful informative text, this guide book directs readers to Indiana's diverse public gardens with ease.
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