Writing The Garden

Elizabeth Barrow Rogers
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Winner of The American Horticultural Society's Book Award 2012

Gardening has always attracted devotedly literate practitioners; people who like to dig, it would appear, also like to write. And many of them write exceedingly well. Focusing on gardeners' words about the art of gardening, and ranging in time and place from Enlightenment France to modern-day New York, Writing the Garden brings together a diverse array of authors including Vita Sackville-West, Gertrude Jekyll and Sir Roy Strong. For the most part they are not professional landscape designers or how-to horticulturalists, but rather hands-on gardeners who write with their own gardens in full view.

Author bio:

Elizabeth Barlow Rogers is the president of the Foundation for Landscape Studies. A resident of New York City since 1964, Rogers was the first person to hold the title of Central Park Administrator, and she was the founding president of the Central Park Conservancy. Rogers has won numerous awards for her work as a writer and landscape preservationist.

Category: Humour, gift books & stationery
ISBN: 9780749016906
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Allison & Busby
Pub Date: April 2014
Page Extent: 288
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Gift books