Calabrese, Amy
December 1996
Garden Design;Dec96/Jan97, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p39
The article offers information on the few earthly reminders in the gardens. For a calabash gourd which is grown in Mississippi with diameters as large as 13 inches, a New York City store, Munder-Skiles, coats the gourds with protective wax and turns them into lamps. Another is creating a memorabilia such as garden notes, love letters, and family photos, in a one-of-a-kind album out of pressed blossom, leaf, or other botanical placed on the matte white or cream cover.


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