Garden JunkBook - 1997
For anyone who cherishes tarnished watering cans and rusty garden tools as much as (or more than!) they love gardening'welcome to Garden Junk, where flea marketing meets gardening, America's number one hobby. Here, in the freewheeling style of American Junk, is an invitation to track down and rescue garden treasures wherever they lurk, from thrift shops to country auctions.Garden Junk blooms with flea market flower vases, sunflower collectibles, and eccentric birdbaths; wheelbarrows and watering cans even Gertrude Jekyll would love; long-forgotten lawn furniture, ironwork of elegiac beauty, and floral paintings with faded charm. The author reveals how to revamp garden tools, refinish old paint, and much more. Before-and-after photographs, prices, hints on hunting and bargaining, and an expanded directory (two hundred thrift shops, flea markets, and other ?junking sites? from California to New York) make this the year-round reference for the passionate forager, collector, gardener, or garden dreamer.
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Studio, 1997
Characteristics: xi, 238 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm