Pleasant Place Issue 4 – Artichoke


The fourth issue is all about the Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. Scolymus), a monumental perennial thistle that deserves a place in both gardens and kitchens alike. This issue includes a botanical introduction, an overview of artichokes in art history, six artists interpretation of artichoke finials, a visual essay on cultivating artichokes in Niscemi (IT) and international artichoke recipes. As always, a set of garden miniatures can be found in the centrefold.

44 pages.

About Pleasant Place
Pleasant Place is a growing collection of publications about the art of gardening that aims to inform and inspire by offering both practical and in-depth information as well as unexpected approaches to everyday garden tasks and garden design.

L180 x W240mm.

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