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The Virago Book Of Women Gardeners

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | The Virago Book Of Women Gardeners.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    Deborah Kellaway(Author)

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From diggers and weeders, to artists andcolourists, writers and dreamers to trend-setters, plantswomen tolandscape designers, women have contributed to the world of gardeningand gardens. Here Deborah Kellaway, author ofThe Making of an EnglishCountry GardenandFavourite Flowers , has collected extracts from the18th century to the present day, to create a book that is replete withanecdotes and good-humoured advice. Colette, Margery Fish, GermaineGreer, Eleanor Sinclair Rohde, Vita Sackville-West, Rosemary Verey,Edith Wharton and Dorothy Wordsworth are some of the writers representedin this book.

A glorious and fertile compendium. INDEPENDENT"A glorious and fertile compendium. INDEPENDENT"A glorious and fertile compendium.--INDEPENDENTKellaway's intelligent and tender book enlarges the sense of human possibility.--OBSERVERGreen thoughts from Gertrude Jekyll to Germaine Greer- a delight for lovers of gardening and literature.--WOMAN AND HOMEBoldly editied, the equivalent of a well-planted border with not a gap of bare earth, all season-colour interest, and no visible pea-sticks.--Lynne Truss, SUNDAY TIMES

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Book details

  • PDF | 352 pages
  • Deborah Kellaway(Author)
  • Virago; Reissue edition (1 Sept. 2016)
  • English
  • 8
  • Home & Garden

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  • By The Well House gardener on 18 May 2017

    I was first given this book as a present and have enjoyed dipping into it hugely and have since bought it for a friend as a present and I know she's loved it too!

  • By ladybagot on 14 June 2015

    I already own this book so I bought this one for a friend. She was as delighted with it as I was. A lovely book to dip in and out of. Prompt delivery and in perfect condition.

  • By amanda ryder on 10 November 2014

    The book arrived very quickly ! Was in perfect condition and the other members of my book club were very impressed as I had the only hard back copy ! bargain !

  • By bluebird on 1 April 2015

    Enchanting accounts of very different women, very different gardens. Wonderful for dipping into

  • By P M Cantwell on 26 October 2015

    Interesting articles and wonderful illustrations.

  • By Guest on 5 January 2017

    Great book for gardeners of all kinds. Easy to dip in and out of and full of fascinating insights and ideas for gardening

  • By satchmophile on 25 December 2015

    It was a Christmas present for a friend of my wife, who likes her own copy.

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