Articles by Barbara Paul Robinson

SPRING BOOKS/GARDENING — MY REVIEW FOR THE WALL ST. JOURNAL Saturday/Sunday, April 13-14, 2019 edition

I was delighted to be asked by Christopher Carduff, the book editor of the Wall St. Journal, to write this year’s spring round up of gardening books, as I did last year.  It came out on the weekend edition and you can read it here.   Happy that the first book I reviewed, Saving Central Park, …

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Green Thoughts by Barbara Paul Robinson Wall Street Journal April 11, 2018

I was honored to be asked to write the spring book round up section on garden and landscape books for the Wall St. Journal’s weekend edition, April 11, 2018. Books Bookshelf Green Thoughts By Barbara Paul Robinson April 11, 2018 5:40 p.m. ET   The Golden Age of the Garden: A Miscellany” (Elliott & Thompson, …

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Articles by Others

Review in North American Rock Garden Society Journal

I was delighted to see Alicia Whitaker’s wonderful review of Heroes of Horticulture in the North American Rock Garden Society Journal, a/k/a Nargs!   Best of all, she quoted the hilarious limerick Frank Cabot wrote called The ARGS Hymn or The Alpine Gardeners Lament.  Alicia is the President of the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons which …

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Berkshire Style

Kathryn Boughton wrote a delightful article in advance of my book talk for the Hotchkiss Library in Sharon in Berkshire Style, a web based publication sharing news about happenings in and around the Berkshires.   You can read the article here

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Fine Arts Connoisseur (January/February 2019)

I am thrilled to report that Fine Arts Connoisseur (January/February 2019) just out has a wonderful article about my book, Heroes of Horticulture: Americans Who Transformed the Landscape.  How wonderful to have this highly prestigious, international publication that focuses on the fine arts, usually limited to paintings, drawing and sculpture, appreciate the underlying art theme …

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Book Review in Hortus – Autumn Issue No. 127 2018

Judith Tankard has written a  wonderful review of my book in her American Book Notes article in British quarterly, Hortus, A Gardening Journal, along with several others.  In addition she has taken two photographs from my book, the one of Dan Hinkley and the glorious aerial photograph of Central Park, the only two images in …

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Jay Cantor’s Article in American Fine Art Magazine about My Heroes of Horticulture

In his column “My View” in the July/August issue of American Fine Art Magazine, my friend, Jay E. Cantor has recognized the underlying art theme in the stories of so any of the heroes profiled in my book, Heroes of Horticulture: Americans Who Transformed The Landscape.  Here is Jay, sitting at my table at Wave …

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