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&p&&i&Seeking Eden&/i& promotes an awareness of, and appreciation for, Georgia’s rich garden heritage. Updated and expanded here are the stories of nearly thirty designed landscapes first identified in the early twentieth-century publication &i&Garden History of Georgia, 1733–1933&/i&. &i&Seeking Eden&/i& records each garden’s evolution and history as well as each garden’s current early twenty-first-century appearance, as beautifully documented in photographs. Dating from the mid-eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries, these publicly and privately owned gardens include nineteenth-century parterres, Colonial Revival gardens, Country Place–era landscapes, rock gardens, historic town squares, college campuses, and an urban conservation garden.&/p&&p&&i&Seeking Eden&/i& explores the significant impact of the women who envisioned and nurtured many of these special places; the role of professional designers, including J. Neel Reid, Philip Trammel Shutze, William C. Pauley, Robert B. Cridland, the Olmsted Brothers, Hubert Bond Owens, and Clermont Lee; and the influence of the garden club movement in Georgia in the early twentieth century.&/p&&p&&b&FEATURED GARDENS:&/b&&br&Andrew Low House and Garden | Savannah&br&Ashland Farm | Flintstone&br&Barnsley Gardens | Adairsville&br&Barrington Hall and Bulloch Hall | Roswell&br&Battersby-Hartridge Garden | Savannah&br&Beech Haven | Athens&br&Berry College: Oak Hill and House o’ Dreams | Mount Berry&br&Bradley Olmsted Garden | Columbus&br&Cator Woolford Gardens | Atlanta&br&Coffin-Reynolds Mansion | Sapelo Island&br&Dunaway Gardens | Newnan vicinity&br&Governor’s Mansion | Atlanta&br&Hills and Dales Estate | LaGrange&br&Lullwater Conservation Garden | Atlanta&br&Millpond Plantation | Thomasville vicinity&br&Oakton | Marietta&br&Rock City Gardens | Lookout Mountain&br&Salubrity Hall | Augusta&br&Savannah Squares | Savannah&br&Stephenson-Adams-Land Garden | Atlanta&br&Swan House | Atlanta&br&University of Georgia: North Campus, the President’s House and Garden, and the Founders Memorial Garden | Athens&br&Valley View | Cartersville vicinity&br&Wormsloe and Wormsloe State Historic Site | Savannah vicinity&br&Zahner-Slick Garden | Atlanta&/p&
Number of Pages: 471
Publisher: Univ of Georgia Pr
Author: Staci L. Catron & Mary Ann Eaddy
Street Date: April 15, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-64-2970
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