Spirit of place The making of a New England garden

Bill Noble

Book - 2020

"Bill Noble is a lifelong gardener and the former director of preservation for the Garden Conservancy. His own Vermont garden beautifully embodies the historical and cultural environment in which it resides. In Spirit of Place, Noble shares insights gleaned over a long career that will inspire you to create a garden rich in context, personal vision, and spirit"--Back cover.

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Portland, Oregon : Timber Press 2020.
Main Author
Bill Noble (author)
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
  • Groundwork
  • People and Gardens
  • Germination
  • Planting History
  • Learning in Artists' Gardens
  • Branching Out
  • Bragg hill beginnings
  • Unearthing a Garden
  • Getting Started
  • Envisioning the Future
  • A new old fashioned flower garden
  • A Fresh Start
  • Progression Through the Seasons
  • The Front Border
  • All around a barn
  • The Barn Garden
  • The Dining Room
  • Ruined foundations
  • Making the Rock Garden
  • Companion Gardens
  • A living laboratory
  • Silver and Gold
  • The Cove
  • The New Meadow
  • The Long Border
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Field and forest
  • Garden Meets Landscape
  • Acknowledgments
  • Gardens to Visit
  • Photo Credits
  • Index