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My Roots By Monty Don

My Roots
by Monty Don

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Taken from Monty's Observer column, this is a decade in gardening, as recorded by the nation's head gardener
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My Roots by Monty Don

Monty Don, the face of British gardening, has written a weekly Observer column on his garden for the past ten years. Over time the columns have been a practical guide, a poetic record of the garden's changing seasons, and also a personal account of how the garden has kept his feet firmly planted on the ground through bad times and good. This book is a year in the life of Monty's garden, that will delight his readers and gardeners everywhere.



'Growing vegetables, herbs and fruit should be done in the same spirit as choosing your music or clothes: with a mix of precision and adventure.' 4.1.98



'Gardens are complex and messy and, as in life, there are few easy fixes.' 17.1.99



'At times this life is intolerable but a few moments of hornbeam in the Easter sunshine do as much as anything I know to give one strength and reason to start again.' 11.4.04



'One swallow may not make a summer but it damn sure made my day.' 7.5.00



'Planting trees is deeply satisfying and good for the soul, especially on a winter's day. What else can a human do that leans so far into the future?' 27.12.98

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My Roots Reviews


Truly inspiring ... told with compelling honesty * Mail on Sunday on THE JEWEL GARDEN *
Overwhelmingly honest, passionate, inspiring, with prose to die for. Like everything else Don does, this purports to be about gardens and gardening but is actually a meditation on family and love * Julie Myerson, Books of the Year, Independent

About Monty Don


Monty is best known for his weekly column on the Observer, for presenting a number of prestigious series for Channel 4 and, most recently, as main presenter of BBC Gardeners' World. He lives and gardens in Herefordshire with his wife Sarah Don, with whom he wrote THE JEWEL GARDEN, and their children.

Additional information

GOR001104351
My Roots by Monty Don
Monty Don
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hodder & Stoughton
2005-11-07
350
0340834617
9780340834619
N/A
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