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Emily Dickinson's Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener

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A woman who found great solace in gardens, Emily Dickinson filled her poetry with references to her flowers. In the beautifully illustrated 'Emily Dickinson's Gardens,' author Marta McDowell invites poetry and gardening lovers to explore the words and wildflowers of one of America's best-loved poets. Also included are excerpts from her poetry and letters, historical details about her life and instructions on how to create an Emily Dickinson garden.

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Discusses the inspiration of gardens and flowers on the poetry of Emily Dickinson, in an illustrated gift volume that features excerpts from Dickinson's poetry and letters, historical details on the poet's life and horticultural interests, and instructions, plans, design ideas, plant sources, and growing tips for readers wishing to create a Dickinson garden. 25,000 first printing.

About the Author

Marta McDowell teaches at the New York Botanical Gardens. A frequent lecturer at local garden clubs and arboretums, including the Horticultural Society of New York and the Chautauqua Institution, her gardening articles have been published in the New York Times and Woman's Day.

Table of Contents

Early spring : Emily Dickinson's garden — Late spring : the education of a gardener — Early summer : a gardener's homecoming — Late summer : a gardener's ground — Autumn : a gardener's town — Winter : requiem for a gardener.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071460613
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Subject:
Gardening-Flowers - General
Author:
McDowell, Marta
Subject:
Gardening : Flowers - General
Subject:
Literary Criticism : Poetry
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
October 2004
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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Biography » Literary
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » A to Z
Home and Garden » Gardening » Flower Growing
Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Zone and Climate Specific
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General

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"Synopsis" by , Discusses the inspiration of gardens and flowers on the poetry of Emily Dickinson, in an illustrated gift volume that features excerpts from Dickinson's poetry and letters, historical details on the poet's life and horticultural interests, and instructions, plans, design ideas, plant sources, and growing tips for readers wishing to create a Dickinson garden. 25,000 first printing.
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