The Landscape Guide

American garden history

North American gardens

We believe this is the first history of garden design in America ever written.: J C Loudon American garden design in 1834. It was the work of a great author, though he never visited America.

This substantial essay on America was commissioned by the editors of the Gothein's English translators: Frank Waugh, History of landscape architecture in North America. Though it deals with historic gardens, the emphasis is more on public parks, national parks and landscape architecture.

Tom Turner Garden history: North America. This brief essay concentrates on the relationships between American garden design and the historic gardens of Europe,

Colonial American garden

American garden in the Old South

American millionaire's garden

Abstract modern American garden