Treasures of the Reford Gardens Elsie's Floral Legacy


Author
: Alexander Reford
Photographs: Louise Tanguay

In this book, Alexander Reford explores the collection of rare and exotic plants grown by Elsie Reford at Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in Grand-Metis, Quebec. Every summer, thousands of visitors admire the beauty of her gardens and their botanical treasures. With trial and error as her guide, Elsie Reford was a horticultural adventurer, introducing plants imported from around the world. Using her diaries and correspondence, Alexander Reford chronicles the story of some of his great-grandmother's favourite plants.

178 pages Colours
Parution : 2006
Les Éditions de l'Homme
ISBN : 2-7619-2227-1


$ 32.95
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