Secret Gardens of Santa Fe
Gloriously illustrated, this book goes behind garden walls to reveal 18 of the most beautiful private gardens in North America's second-oldest city, including one of the city's most venerable horticultural treasures, the public Bandelier Garden. The city's ancient cultural heritagethe intermingling of Native American, Latin, and Anglo presencesmakes its influence known here, and gardeners find their creativity in this region where days are hot, nights are cold, and water is precious.
About the Author
Sydney LeBlanc is the author of The Whitney Guide to 20th Century American Architecture. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times.
Charles Mann is a plant specialist and photographer living in Sante Fe. His work has appeared in such publications as Sunset and Fine Gardening, Time Life and Fulcrum.