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Remarkable Case of Dr Ward and Other Amazing Garden Innovations By Abigail Willis

Remarkable Case of Dr Ward and Other Amazing Garden Innovations by Abigail Willis

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Remarkable Case of Dr Ward and Other Amazing Garden Innovations by Abigail Willis

From secateurs to seed bombs, hybrids to ha-has, lawnmowers to land artists, the gardening world has long attracted innovators. This delightful book outlines the advances that changed horticulture and the landscape forever. The fascinating and amusing short entries are accompanied by charming specially created illustrations, making this the ideal gift for the gardener in your life.

Remarkable Case of Dr Ward and Other Amazing Garden Innovations Reviews

"Gardening is full of innovations we take for granted. This little 112-page compendium delves into the highways and byways of gardening, profiling 50 aspects of gardening lore both old and recent. It provides insights into secateurs, lawnmowers, herbaceous borders, island beds, topiary and the ha-ha through to aerial gardening and urban greening to climate change" - Garden News
"Abigail Willis's lively gallop through assorted horticultural topics is full of such interesting nuggets" -- Daily Mail
An amusing and well-illustrated gift book for anyone interested in gadgetry and the progress of garden history - Gardens Illustrated
"A neat compendium of stories celebrating 50 of gardening's greatest inventions. Classic black line drawings from Dave Hopkins, some intricate and many of them amusing, accompany each entry. Every section of the book is informed and pithy, making this the kind of thoughtful, readable work often found on the bedside table" - The English Garden

About Abigail Willis

Abigail Willis is an arts and gardening writer. She has written about urban gardens, and London gardens, in particular. Her London Garden Book A-Z has twice been shortlisted for the Garden Media Guild's Inspirational Garden Book of Year award. She is a member of the Critics' Circle and the Garden Media Guild. Dave Hopkins is an illustrator specializing in all forms of line work. His clients include numerous publications from The Economist to Mojo.

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GOR009874892
9781786273161
1786273160
Remarkable Case of Dr Ward and Other Amazing Garden Innovations by Abigail Willis
Used - Like New
Hardback
Laurence King Publishing
2018-09-01
112
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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