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Garden People:Valerie Finnis & the Golden Age of Gardening By Ursula Buchan

Garden People:Valerie Finnis & the Golden Age of Gardening
by Ursula Buchan

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Featuring dedicated gardeners, this photographic record of the postwar English gardening scene by one of the people at its epicentre is suitable for those with a love of British gardens or horticulture in general.
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Garden People:Valerie Finnis & the Golden Age of Gardening Summary


Garden People:Valerie Finnis & the Golden Age of Gardening: Valerie Finnis & the Golden Age of Gardening by Ursula Buchan

Roald Dahl and his family in their garden at Great Missenden; Nancy Lancaster, society hostess and interior designer, sporting an elegant straw sombrero and snipping delicately at her roses; Vita Sackville-West at Sissinghurst - these and many other dedicated gardeners are captured here by the discerning eye of Valerie Finnis. This photographic record of the postwar English gardening scene by one of the people at its epicentre will be devoured by anyone with a love of British gardens or horticulture in general.

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About Ursula Buchan


Ursula Buchan writes a regular gardening column for The Spectator and the Independent and has contributed to numerous newspapers and magazines. After Cambridge University, she trained as a gardener at the Royal Horticultural Society's gardens at Wisley and at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. She has presented two series on flower shows for Channel 4 and has appeared on BBC radio. Her books include Gardening for Pleasure, Plants for All Seasons and Good in a Bed. She lives in Cambridgeshire

Table of Contents


Foreword; Garden Owners; Estate Gardens and Gardeners; The Plant Collectors; Artists & Writers; Nurserymen; Waterperry; Chelsea Boughton House; Biographies.

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GOR002610407
Garden People:Valerie Finnis & the Golden Age of Gardening: Valerie Finnis & the Golden Age of Gardening by Ursula Buchan
Ursula Buchan
Used - Good
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2007-05-01
160
0500513538
9780500513538
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.