Flowers (Cube Books) : From Zen gardens on the grounds of Buddhist temples to the herb gardens of the Middle Ages and the quintessential flower gardens of English country houses, we have had an ongoing mission to tame and refashion nature. This new addition to White Star's bestselling CubeBook series celebrates the diversity of man-made landscapes, depicting through more than 500 photographs, the huge variety of gardens around the globe. Flowers and Gardens CubeBook takes readers on a delightful tour of the finest gardens on five continents, including the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the Huntington gardens in California, Filoli in Florida, the Boboli Garden in Florence, the Royal Botanical Garden in Kew, Vaux le Vicomte and Versailles outside Paris, and the Keukenhof flower show park in The Netherlands. Spectacular panoramic photographs capture the stunning landscapes and meticulously tended flower beds of these gardens, while close-ups demonstrate the jewel-toned glory of every kind of flower under the sun. The gardens in these pages will inspire gardeners, artists, poets, and anyone who appreciates nature's bounty.
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