Nature Into Art: The Gardens of Wave Hill
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- Hardback (BB)
- 01 Oct 2019
- Timber Press
- 288 pages - 216 x 279 x 25mm
Wave Hill, a world-renowned public garden in the Bronx, boasts a classic horticultural craftsmanship unrivaled among other public gardens in the United States. But it also embraces a design spirit that is daring and innovative. Every year brings changes to Wave Hill: new combinations of colours, textures, and forms, along with innovative themes and constant experimentation. A stroll through the garden has the power to thrill, stir, and uplift the soul. Nature into Art, lovingly written by Thomas Christopher, brings this splendid, sensory experience home by honoring the unsurpassed beauty of Wave Hill. Nature into Art explores the different areas of the garden - the flower garden, the shade border, the wild garden, the conservatory, and more - and gives home gardeners helpful information on the plants, techniques, and design choices that define this iconic space. Filled with stunning, ethereal photography by Ngoc Minh Ngo, Nature Into Art will enchant readers and inspire home gardeners everywhere to practice the Wave Hill way of gardening.
Wave Hill is an iconic public garden located in the Bronx. In this lushly-illustrated, inspirational guide, gardeners will discover the plants and designs that define the garden and learn how to recreate the aesthetic sensibilities at home.