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RHS the Garden Anthology (Hardback)


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Celebrating the Best Garden Writing from the Royal Horticultural Society

Royal Horticultural Society

An anthology of the best garden writing from the pages of The Garden, the magazine of the Royal Horticultural Society. As well as revealing key moment from a time of intense change, this anthology paints a rich and intriguing picture of what gardening means today.The writers tell of plant-hunting and new gardening practices, fashion and growing food, whilst shedding light on the inner landscape of the thoughtful gardener. Collected and curated by Ursula Buchan, herself an anthologist, The Garden Anthology presents a narrative of thoughts and opinions for keen gardeners to help navigate the gardening year, and comprises the best writing from more than the last 100 years. This 320-page reading book includes short essays, opinions, thoughts and excerpts from 80 garden writers and designers including James Wong, Sir Roy Strong, Helen Dillon, Anna Pavord, E A Bowles, Gertrude Jekyll, John Brookes, Tim Richardson, Joy Larkcom, Hugh Johnson, Nigel Slater, Lia Leendertz, Ursula Buchan, Nigel Colborne and Mary Keen under the universally-appealing subjects of: the kitchen garden; wildlife and wildflowers; gardens; garden design; the environment; plants; people; seasons and the weather.

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback | 320 pages
Dimensions: 164mm x 212mm x 38mm | 1,000g
Publication date: 1 November 2014
Publication City/Country: London
ISBN 10: 071123485X
ISBN 13: 9780711234857
Edition statement: New.
Illustrations note: Around 40 light-hearted images by artist Jenny Bowers
Sales rank: 265,433