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Gertrude Jekyll: The Making of a Garden An Anthology

Lewis, Cherry

ISBN 10: 1870673271 / ISBN 13: 9781870673273
Published by Garden Art Pr, 2000
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Title: Gertrude Jekyll: The Making of a Garden An ...

Publisher: Garden Art Pr

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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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

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