Moss Gardening by George Schenk
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Moss Gardening
By George Schenk

Moss Gardening

Including Lichens, Liverworts and Other Miniatures

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Moss Gardening by George Schenk

Book Awards

  • Winner of Garden Writers Association Award of Excellence 1998.
  • Winner of American Horticultural Society Book Award 1998.

Book Description

This is a delightful book that encourages gardeners to pay closer attention to the subtle beauty of miniature landscapes and introduces one of the glories of Japanese gardens into American designs. The author writes entertainingly of mosses on rocks and walls, in containers, and as a lush ground cover, and he presents a gallery of his favorite moss species.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780881923704
ISBN-10: 0881923702
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 262
Imprint: Timber Press
Publisher: Timber Press
Publish Date: 26-Feb-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - George Schenk

A former nurseryman and landscaper, George Schenk retired from business to pursue his passions for designing gardens and writing about them. Schenk is the author of several magazine articles and books. His book Moss Gardening won the Book Award of the American Horticultural Society; The Complete Shade Gardener has been recognized by the society as being one of America's seventy-five "Great American Garden Books." George is a specialist in the sculpture of the tribes of the Philippine Cordillera and is active in the effort to preserve their cultural heritage. He splits his time between gardens and residences in Seattle, North Vancouver, Auckland, and Manila.

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