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The Virago Book Of Women Gardeners By Deborah Kellaway

The Virago Book Of Women Gardeners by Deborah Kellaway

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Summary

From diggers and weeders, to plantswomen and landscape designers, women have contributed greatly to the world of gardening. This book contains collected extracts from the 18th century to the present day, from writers including Colette, Germaine Greer, Vita Sackville-West, and Dorothy Wordsworth.

The Virago Book Of Women Gardeners Summary

The Virago Book Of Women Gardeners by Deborah Kellaway

From diggers and weeders, to artists and colourists, writers and dreamers to trend-setters, plantswomen to landscape designers, women have contributed to the world of gardening and gardens. Here Deborah Kellaway, author of The Making of an English Country Garden and Favourite Flowers , has collected extracts from the 18th century to the present day, to create a book that is replete with anecdotes and good-humoured advice. Colette, Margery Fish, Germaine Greer, Eleanor Sinclair Rohde, Vita Sackville-West, Rosemary Verey, Edith Wharton and Dorothy Wordsworth are some of the writers represented in this book.

The Virago Book Of Women Gardeners Reviews

A glorious and fertile compendium. INDEPENDENT Boldly editied, the equivalent of a well-planted border with not a gap of bare earth, all season-colour interest, and no visible pea-sticks. Lynne Truss, SUNDAY TIMES Kellaway's intelligent and tender book enlarges the sense of human possibility. OBSERVER Green thoughts from Gertrude Jekyll to Germaine Greer- a delight for lovers of gardening and literature. WOMAN AND HOME

About Deborah Kellaway

Deborah Kellaway was born in Australia and came to Oxford in the late 1940s to read English and spent the rest of her working life teaching English Literature. She later developed a passion for gardening has been writing about it ever since!

Additional information

GOR000645699
9781860491535
1860491537
The Virago Book Of Women Gardeners by Deborah Kellaway
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown Book Group
1996-04-09
304
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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