Wood and Garden (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur

Wood and Garden (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur

by Gertrude Jekyll
     
 

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In Wood and Garden, Gertude Jekyll’s first book, she writes, “For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness.” Written as a gardening calendar, this seminal work reveals her personal approach to planting a garden, which revolutionized

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In Wood and Garden, Gertude Jekyll’s first book, she writes, “For the love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but always grows and grows to an enduring and ever-increasing source of happiness.” Written as a gardening calendar, this seminal work reveals her personal approach to planting a garden, which revolutionized Edwardian horticultural thinking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437098
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
286
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

Gertrude Jekyll (1843–1932) created over 400 gardens in the U.K., Europe, and America, and her ideas and advice have continued to influence garden design into the present. A talented painter, photographer, designer, and craftswoman, she was heavily influenced by Arts & Crafts principles.

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