In The Garden Compendium

In The Garden Compendium

by Euan Hillhouse Methven Cox (Editor)




Whether an urban gardener growing fresh herbs on a fire escape or a country gardener planting fields of flowers, this antique illustrated collection of garden poems, forgotten plants, perfumes and potpourri, garden proverbs, and practical advice will bring a smile from first frost to final harvest. Downton Abbey meets Green Acres in this perfect gift for armchair gardeners and professional horticulturists alike.

During his lifetime, editor E. H. M. Cox traveled the world searching for rare plants. An expert in his field, he published numerous books including Plant Hunting in China and Modern Shrubs. He was a resident of Scotland.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945665257
Publisher: Manic D Press, Inc.
Publication date: 01/26/2021
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.00(d)

Table of Contents

Garden Poems
Herbs and Simples
Forgotten Plants
Perfumes and Potpourri
The Uses of Fruit
Vegetables and Salads
Garden Proverbs
A Garden Calendar

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