Blooms about the Ornamental Gardens and how they came to be the magnificent and historic place it is today. Beautiful photos capture the splendour of the present-day gardens and plants. This book is the story of the people and events that have influenced the way the gardens have grown from 1886 to the present day and introduces the spectacular past and present floral collections, such as roses, peonies, lilies, lilacs, irises, crab apples, and chrysanthemums.

Blooms: An Illustrated History of the Ornamental Gardens by Richard Hinchcliff Autographed 2016

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Blooms is about the Ornamental Gardens and how they came to be the magnificent and historic place it is today. Beautiful photos capture the splendour of the present-day gardens and plants. This book is the story of the people and events that have influenced the way the gardens have grown from 1886 to the present day and introduces the spectacular past and present floral collections, such as roses, peonies, lilies, lilacs, irises, crab apples, and chrysanthemums.  Richard Hinchcliff pays tribute to the successes of ornamental horticulture at the Farm and the beauty of the gardens within this National Historic Site. 

         PROCEEDS from the sale of this book will help enhance and preserve the Ottawa Central Experimental Farm

 

Publishing Details:
Hardcover: 304 pages,
Sanderling Press (2016)
ISBN 978-0-9879734-3-6
Dimensions: 23.5 cm x 23.5 cm
Weight1.45 kg