All the Presidents' gardens : Madison's cabbages to Kennedy's roses : how the White House grounds have grown with America / Marta McDowell.
- 10 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 11 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown||635.097 M478 (Text)||79361000097688||Adult Nonfiction - Gardening, House & Home||Available||-|
|Butler Public Library - Butler||635.0975 MCD (Text)||73174005027923||Adult: Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville||635.097 MCD (Text)||76895000235137||1st Floor New Books||Available||-|
|Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch||635.09753 MCDOWELL (Text)||33946003105868||Nonfiction . 2nd Floor||Available||-|
|Jefferson County Public Library - Madison||635.0975 MCD (Text)||39391006744567||Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon||635.0975 MCDO (Text)||34330512974552||Adult - Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|: Donated by CrownPointe Assisted Living Staff & Residents in memory of Bobbie Mendenhall. [ ed 2016-06-06 @ LBPLL ]|
|Monon Town and Township Public Library - Monon||635.09753 MCD (Text)||36825000841849||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|: In memory of Charlotte Weilhammer Austin given by Katherine Kamaya and James Weilhammer. [ JM 2016-05-10 @ MTTPLM ]|
|Osgood Public Library - Osgood||635.097 MCD (Text)||39692000888858||New Item Shelves||Available||-|
|Rochester Library||635.097 MCD (Text)||33187004072993||Nonfiction - R||Available||-|
|Seymour Main Library||635.09753 MCDOWELL (Text)||37500004191546||Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Next 10 »|
- ISBN: 9781604695892
- ISBN: 1604695897
- Physical Description: 335 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps; 24 cm
- Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2016.
- Copyright: ©2016
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-316) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Prologue: the pursuit of happiness -- Versailles on the Potomac: the 1790s -- Founders' grounds: 1800-1809 -- Gentlemen's occupation: 1810s-1830s -- Embellishments: 1840s-1880s -- Gilded gardens: 1880s-1900s -- Home front: 1910s-1940s -- America the beautiful: 1940s-1990s -- Is green the new red, white, and blue?, 1990s and beyond -- Epilogue -- First gardeners: the men who planted for presidents -- All the presidents' plants: two centuries of shrubs, trees, and vines.
|Summary, etc.:|| "In this rich and compelling narrative, garden historian Marta McDowell traces the story of how the White House grounds were conceived and how they have changed from administration to administration. From George Washington's obsession with collecting trees to Michelle Obama's kitchen garden, McDowell shows how the White House grounds are a reflection of America's enthusiasms."--Dust jacket.
The front and back yard for the first family, the White House is by extension the nation's first garden. McDowell starts her story with the seed-collecting, plant-obsessed George Washington and ends with Michelle Obama's focus on edibles, to create a compelling narrative of how the garden is also the story of America.
Search for related items by subject
White House Gardens (Washington, D.C.) >
Gardens > Washington (D.C.) > History.
Horticulture > Washington (D.C.) > History.