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The magic of children's gardens : inspiring through creative design / Lolly Tai ; with a foreword by Jane L. Taylor.

By: Tai, Lolly [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: xii, 359 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781439914472; 1439914478.Subject(s): Children's gardens -- United States
Contents:
Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Children's Garden -- Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Discovery Garden -- Paul Smith Children's Village at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens -- Chicago Botanic Garden's Regenstein Learning Campus -- Grunsfeld Children's Growing Garden -- Kleinman Family Cove -- Nature Play Garden -- Children's Garden at Hershey Gardens -- Helen and Peter Bing Children's Garden at the Huntington Botanical Gardens -- Ithaca Children's Garden -- Luci and Ian Family Garden at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center -- Longwood Gardens' Indoor Children's Garden -- Michigan 4-H Children's Garden at Michigan State University -- Morton Arboretum Children's Garden -- Vicky C. and Byron Smith Children's Garden at Naples Botanical Garden -- Everett Children's Adventure Garden at the New York Botanical Garden -- Childhood's Gate Children's Garden in the Arboretum at Pennsylvania State University -- Children's Garden at River Farm -- Ann Goldstein's Children's Rainforest Garden at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens -- United States Botanic Garden Children's Garden -- Children's Discovery Garden at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark -- Enchanted Woods at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library.
Summary: "Landscape architect Lolly Tai provides the primary goals, concepts, and key considerations for designing outdoor spaces that are attractive and suitable for children, especially in urban environments. Tia presents inspiring ideas for creating children's green spaces by examining nineteen outstanding case studies"--Dust jacket flap.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Item holds
Lending Books Tall Shelves SB55 .T25 2017 (Browse shelf) Available
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-331) and index.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Children's Garden -- Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Discovery Garden -- Paul Smith Children's Village at Cheyenne Botanic Gardens -- Chicago Botanic Garden's Regenstein Learning Campus -- Grunsfeld Children's Growing Garden -- Kleinman Family Cove -- Nature Play Garden -- Children's Garden at Hershey Gardens -- Helen and Peter Bing Children's Garden at the Huntington Botanical Gardens -- Ithaca Children's Garden -- Luci and Ian Family Garden at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center -- Longwood Gardens' Indoor Children's Garden -- Michigan 4-H Children's Garden at Michigan State University -- Morton Arboretum Children's Garden -- Vicky C. and Byron Smith Children's Garden at Naples Botanical Garden -- Everett Children's Adventure Garden at the New York Botanical Garden -- Childhood's Gate Children's Garden in the Arboretum at Pennsylvania State University -- Children's Garden at River Farm -- Ann Goldstein's Children's Rainforest Garden at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens -- United States Botanic Garden Children's Garden -- Children's Discovery Garden at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark -- Enchanted Woods at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library.

"Landscape architect Lolly Tai provides the primary goals, concepts, and key considerations for designing outdoor spaces that are attractive and suitable for children, especially in urban environments. Tia presents inspiring ideas for creating children's green spaces by examining nineteen outstanding case studies"--Dust jacket flap.

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