Garden from a Hundred Packets of Seed

Binding: Hardback
Pages: 96
Pub Date: 01/09/2011
ISBN: 9781907903410
Availability: In stock
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Quick overview 'Forget "bones". Forget "structure". Forget trees, shrubs, and perennials. This is not a book about big projects. It is about thinking your way towards an essential flower garden, by the most traditional of routes: planting some seeds and seeing how they grow.'
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In this light-hearted essay, James Fenton describes a hundred plants he would choose to grow from seed. Flowers for colour, size, or exotic interest; herbs and meadow flowers; climbing vines and tropical species - Here is a happy, stylish, thought-provoking exercise in good principles, which exudes that rare thing: common-or-garden sense about gardens. 'A small book, yes, but how it grows in your mind after you put it down. It is a book about propagating plants from seeds, but it is also a book about love, for when you love you start from scratch.' Jamaica Kincaid

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