GARDENS ARE FOR PEOPLE BY THOMAS CHURCH (1955)

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GARDENS ARE FOR PEOPLE HOW TO PLAN FOR OUTDOOR LIVING, BY THOMAS D CHURCH. 1955, FIRST EDITION. HUGE HARDCOVER BOOK WITH DUSTJACKET. MEASURES 10X13". 248 PAGES. OVER 600 ILLUSTRATIONS, MANY IN FULL COLOR!

"THOMAS D CHURCH, THE WORLD'S FOREMOST LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT TELLS YOU HOW TO MAKE OUTDOOR ROOMS IN YOUR BACKYARD, OR ANYWHERE ON YOUR PROPERTY. WITH THE AID OF OVER 600 ILLUSTRATIONS AND IN A WITTY CONVERSATIONAL STYLE, MR. CHURCH GUIDES YOU ON A TOUR OF GARDENS HE HAS DESIGNED OVER THE LAST 15 YEARS. AT THE END OF THE TOUR YOU WILL HAVE SEEN SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GARDENS IN THE COUNTRY AND YOU WILL HAVE PICKED UP ALONG THE WAY THE DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND TRICKS OF THE TRADE THAT MAKE THEM SUCCESSFUL." THE BOOK INCLUDES DESIGNS BY GARRETT ECKBO, CLIFF MAY, PIETRO BELLUSCHI, EMMONS AND JONES OF EICHLER FAME, JOSEPH ESHERICK, AND OTHERS.

CONTENTS: INTRO TO DESIGN, PEOPLE, ANIMALS, TOPOGRAPHY, CHILDREN, MAINTENANCE, WINDOWS, VIEWS, OUR HERITAGE, TREES ARE FOR PEOPLE, THE PALETTE THE DESIGN, THE TOUR, TYPICAL BACKYARDS, TOWN GARDENS, CITY GARDENS, COUNTRY GARDENS, THE ARRIVAL - WELCOME, THE TERRACE, WOOD DECKS, BEACH GARDENS, REMODELING, GARDEN DETAILS, STEPS, FENCES, PAVING, SEATS, CURBS, PLAYGROUNDS, SWIMMING POOLS, INDEX.