[A]n antidote to the feeling, as Joni Mitchell once expressed it, that New York has taken all the trees and put them in a tree museum. It lists the obvious places to bask in the green…but also the more obscure…and divides them by neighborhood, revealing that the city is spotted with these small respites. And what better way to spend a summer afternoon, when everyone else has decamped to some beachside, than to rediscover the city itself? (The New Yorker)
Every designer and gardener needs to pick up a copy of this revised guide to NYC gardens….indispensable….even if you’re not going to be in NYC anytime soon, you won’t want to miss reading this little book on more than 100 NYC gardens….a real treasure, with many fabulous photos. (Jane Berger - Garden Design Online)
[E]ssential for anyone interested in New York’s urban scene….Superb photographs. (Landscape Architecture)
Their concise, elegantly written text is full of fascinating background on the places and their designers, as well as plant information. (ElleDecor.com)
I would now love to return to New York with this book in my suitcase to explore more than the usual attractions. (Garden Design Unlimited)
...a great little companion for the summer months in New York City... (A Daily Dose of Architecture blog)
Nancy Berner lectures widely about New York City’s gardens and is also the author of Gardens of the Hudson Valley. She lives in New York City and is a longtime volunteer at Central Park’s Conservatory Garden.
Susan Lowry lectures widely about New York City’s gardens and is also the author of Gardens of the Hudson Valley. She lives in New York City and is a longtime volunteer at Central Park’s Conservatory Garden.
The size of the book is tiny, but that's my fault for misreading. As for the pictures, there are about 24 ONE SIDED pages of pictures with two to three different scenes on each... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jaye
This is a great book only useful for some people and useless for others.
It has very tiny print and is therefore impossible to read for some people. Read more