“This lushly illustrated, 250-page hardback shows layouts for gardens planned to keep their visual appeal throughout the year, gardens that are virtually outdoor rooms.”
I really enjoyed reading the book as well as looking through the garden designs and photos.
I am planning on putting both a vegetable and herb garden near my back door in 2013; after looking at several ideals in the book - I can't wait to try them out!
This would be a great book to use in designing one's first kitchen garden around these ideals, and it would also help someone revamping an older garden.
An excellent resource to help plan an efficient, useful cook garden.Published 27 days ago by Thomas L. Bigham
A Good book to have if you plan to plant a kitchen garden. Nice pictures and good suggestions. I enjoyed reading it.Published 17 months ago by Laura Coen
Nice read with good definitions.
It shows us the history of kitchen gardens throughout the ages, with their characteristic styles.
A lot illustrative drawings
This book is full of colored pictures, as well as, a couple of black and white. I love the lay outs for different gardens. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Missy
I really enjoyed reading the book as well as looking through the garden designs and photos. Sure, some of the photos are of larger estates, including some cloisters and chateaux. Read morePublished on August 25, 2011 by Jessica1735
The book arrived in excellent time and was in perfect condition, as promised. I have really enjoyed the garden ideas in this book and as a result now have my garden plot planned... Read morePublished on March 16, 2011 by Shelese
I checked this book out from the library in Setauket, NY and enjoyed it better than most I have read with similar themes that are about kitchen gardens, square foot gardening, and... Read morePublished on November 18, 2010 by Sherry Alongi
has historical info on enclosed gardens. examples for 3 different zones plus a detailed map of the author's personal home garden. Read morePublished on May 19, 2010 by Amazon Customer
No question this book is very pretty, but it's more like a minor treatise on the kitchen gardens of a monastery or an estate in France. Read morePublished on April 5, 2010 by MsMarieH