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by Alvilde Lees-Milne,Rosemary Verey

A sequel to The Englishwoman's garden. No bibliography. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Download The New Englishwoman's Garden epub
ISBN: 0881623172
ISBN13: 978-0881623178
Category: Home
Subcategory: Gardening & Landscape Design
Author: Alvilde Lees-Milne,Rosemary Verey
Language: English
Publisher: Salem House Pub (January 1, 1988)
Pages: 150 pages
ePUB size: 1322 kb
FB2 size: 1148 kb
Rating: 4.4
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Good, interesting and informative. Expected more photography. However it is an older book and understand . Quality of the photos could have been better.
Such a great read. Lovely to know that no matter how big, grand, or how many gardeners one has...that all of us women gardeners struggle with similar problems. Mother nature doesn't care whether I have a title of not.
The New Englishwoman's Garden
Here is a companion for Alvilde Lees-Milne's and Rosemary Verey's enormously successful The Englishwoman's Garden, first published in 1980. Their new book is rich in the enthusiasm, intimacy and charm which endeared the first volume to so many readers. Twenty-eight gardens are described by their owners with affection, humor and a detailed knowledge of the plants and the history of each garden.
Each is both a reflection of the personality of the owner and an expression of the possibilities offered by site and conditions. Alvilde Lees-Milne's garden, although not large, proves the importance of form and formality. Joan Loraine has created a garden on the edge of ancient woodland on land sloping down to the sea. Sylvia McCosh, in the north is governed by plant hardiness and stamina. Some of the gardeners are plants women; others are more concerned with lay-out and design. Miriam Rothschild is no longer attracted by conventional gardening and flower filled fields edge nearer and nearer to her house. Some of the gardeners started from scratch; Anthea Gibson and Lavinia Cholmondeley took on established gardens which they cherish and develop. All are eager to share their knowledge and enthusiasm. The new Englishwoman's Garden is illustrated throughout with over 150 specially commissioned photographs by leading garden photographers. It is a source of information and inspiration as well as a superb record of the spectacular diversity of English gardening today.
These 28 glimpses into the gardens and lives of English ladies transport one into a very nice world. From a delightful tiny townhouse garden in which every inch is crammed with blooms to the sweeping vistas of stately homes, the essays and accompanying photographs are sheer delight. I've owned this book for twenty years and consult it regularly for inspiration.