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Gertrude Jekyll: The Making of a Garden--Gertrude Jekyll - An Anthology

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This anthology , now available in a completely revised edition, encompasses a rich legacy of gardening wisdom left by Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932), one of the great gardeners of the century and certainly one of the most influential. She published ten inspiring gardening books between 1899 and 1937. It is from these that the excerpts in this anthology have been selected. Trained at art school, Gertrude developed strongly held views on design, form and the use of colour in the garden. These views are reflected throughout the book and take us through the year, season by season. Her observations will entertain those who delight in reading about the heart and soul of gardening as well as educate those with a more practical style. Gertrude Jekyll's desire was to stimulate the reader to action through her straightforward, no nonsense, approach which kept her and her readers from becoming a slave to the garden or its plants. This book is richly illustrated, not only with Gertrude Jekyll's own drawings and

Synopsis:

This anthology encompasses a legacy of gardening lore left by Gertrude Jekyll, (1843-1932) one of the great gardeners of the century. Her ten gardening books were published between 1899 and 1937 and it is from these that the excerpts in this anthology have been selected.

Synopsis:

This anthology encompasses a rich legacy of gardening lore left to us by one of the great gardeners of the century and certainly one of the most influential. Gertrude Jekylls's own black and white photographs and drawings also watercolours and paintings by contemporary artists.

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ISBN:
9781870673273
Compiled:
Lewis, Cherry
Author:
Lewis, Cherry
Author:
Jekyll, Gertrude
Publisher:
ACC Distribution
Location:
Woodbridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Gardening-Garden Structure
Edition Number:
New ed.
Series Volume:
107-198
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.96x8.58x.82 in. 2.34 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This anthology encompasses a legacy of gardening lore left by Gertrude Jekyll, (1843-1932) one of the great gardeners of the century. Her ten gardening books were published between 1899 and 1937 and it is from these that the excerpts in this anthology have been selected.
"Synopsis" by , This anthology encompasses a rich legacy of gardening lore left to us by one of the great gardeners of the century and certainly one of the most influential. Gertrude Jekylls's own black and white photographs and drawings also watercolours and paintings by contemporary artists.
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