The expertise, toil and creativity of women gardeners throughout the last century is celebrated in this comprehensive anthology, featuring outstanding horticultural writing and illustrated throughout by photographs and paintings of the gardens and gardeners. A treat for any garden enthusiast!
The Virago Book of Women Gardeners
From diggers and weeders, to artists and colourists, writers and dreamers to trend-setters, plantswomen to landscape designers, women have contributed to the world of gardening and gardens. Here Deborah Kellaway, author of The Making of an English Country Garden and Favourite Flowers , has collected extracts from the 18th century to the present day, to create a book that is replete with anecdotes and good-humoured advice. Colette, Margery Fish, Germaine Greer, Eleanor Sinclair Rohde, Vita Sackville-West, Rosemary Verey, Edith Wharton and Dorothy Wordsworth are some of the writers represented in this book.
|Dimensions||220 × 138 × 30 mm|