The Penguin Book of Garden Writing

The Penguin Book of Garden Writing

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The Penguin Book of Garden Writing by David Wheeler

Delving into the diaries, letters, casual accounts, fiction, poetry, and drama of the last six centuries, David Wheeler has produced a glorious collection of writing connected only by a love of that "most potent of words-gardening." From the underling gardener of an autocratic ladyship, to a hilarious "egg-shaped" topiarist; from celebrated gardeners, including Vita Sackville-West, Rosemary Verey, and Gertrude Jekyll, to enthusiastic amateurs who share their love of horticulture, The Penguin Book of Garden Writing takes us, most enchantingly, through the gardening year.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140240344
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Pages: 382
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.15(d)

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