Description

Seeking Eden promotes an consciousness of, and appreciation for, Georgia’s wealthy Lawn background. Up to date and multiplied listed here are the tales of just about thirty designed landscapes first known within the early 20th-century newsletter Garden Historical past of Georgia, 1733–1933. Seeking Eden data each and every Lawn’s evolution and Historical past in addition to each and every Lawn’s present early twenty-first-century look, as fantastically documented in pictures. Courting from the mid-eighteenth to the early 20th centuries, those publicly and privately owned gardens come with 19th-century parterres, Colonial Revival gardens, Us of a Position–generation landscapes, rock gardens, Historical the town squares, Faculty campuses, and an city conservation Lawn.

Seeking Eden explores the numerous affect of the ladies who estimated and nurtured many of those unique puts; the position of professional designers, together with J. Neel Reid, Philip Trammel Shutze, William C. Pauley, Robert B. Cridland, the Olmsted Brothers, Hubert Bond Owens, and Clermont Lee; and the affect of the Lawn membership motion in Georgia within the early 20th century.

FEATURED GARDENS:
Andrew Low Area and Lawn | Savannah
Ashland Farm | Flintstone
Barnsley Gardens | Adairsville
Barrington Corridor and Bulloch Corridor | Roswell
Battersby-Hartridge Lawn | Savannah
Beech Haven | Athens
Berry Faculty: AlrightHill and Area o’ Goals | Mount Berry
Bradley Olmsted Lawn | Columbus
Cator Woolford Gardens | Atlanta
Coffin-Reynolds Mansion | Sapelo Island
Dunaway Gardens | Newnan vicinity
Governor’s Mansion | Atlanta
Hills and Dales Property | LaGrange
Lullwater Conservation Lawn | Atlanta
Millpond Plantation | Thomasville vicinity
Oakton | Marietta
Rock Town Gardens | Lookout Mountain
Salubrity Corridor | Augusta
Savannah Squares | Savannah
Stephenson-Adams-Land Lawn | Atlanta
Swan Area | Atlanta
University of Georgia: North Campus, the President’s Area and Lawn, and the Founders Memorial Lawn | Athens
Valley View | Cartersville vicinity
Wormsloe and Wormsloe State Historical Website online | Savannah vicinity
Zahner-Slick Lawn | Atlanta