A Pattern Garden
The Essential Elements of Garden Making
Praise For A Pattern Garden: The Essential Elements of Garden Making…
“A Pattern Garden reveals the hidden relationships between scale and structure that define truly great gardens...Easton will open your eyes to a new way of seeing the design opportunities inherent in any garden site.” —Scot Medbury, CEO of Brooklyn Botanic Garden
“A horticultural Rosetta Stone—a guide for both timid and more confident homeowners to map their outdoor life and create their dream space.” —Thomas Hobbs, author of The Jewel Box Garden
“The dry days of June are good for redesigning the garden. For great ideas on the subject, pick up A Pattern Garden.” —Sunset
Timber Press, 9780881927801, 216pp.
Publication Date: March 15, 2007
About the Author
Valerie Easton is a weekly garden columnist for Pacific Northwest Magazine of The Seattle Times. Her own low-maintenance garden, the muse for this book, has been published in The New York Times, This Old House, and Horticulture. She has contributed articles on gardens, homes, and the people who make them to a variety of magazines, including Metropolitan Home, Fine Gardening, and Gardens Illustrated. Valerie trained as a Master Gardener and was for eighteen years the horticultural librarian at the University of Washington in Seattle. She gardens, teaches yoga, and blogs (www.valeaston.com) in the village of Langley, on Whidbey Island, Washington. Her previous book is A Pattern Garden (www.apatterngarden.com).