My Favourite Plant: Writers and Gardeners on the Plants They Love

 
9780099289425: My Favourite Plant: Writers and Gardeners on the Plants They Love

The passion for gardening comes together with the passion for words in this anthology by writers who garden and gardeners who write. Among the contributors are Marina Warner, who remembers the Guinee rose, and Henri Cole with two poems. As well as the new, some old favourites are included.

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