The classic garden

The classic gardenBritish Writer Rose Here Evokes The Classic Gardens And Gardeners Of Yesterday And Tells How To Adapt Modern Gardens To Old Ways In Many Genres The Herbaceous Border, Rose Garden, Herb Garden, Fruits And Vegetables, Lawns, Walled Garden Topiary, Arbors And Retreats, Conservatories And Greenhouses, Terraces And Steps And Decorative Features A Human As Well As Botanical Survey, This Takes In Gardening Royalty And The Anonymous Labors Of Gardening Monks During The Dark Ages, Surrendering Choice Facts In 1344, A Mole Catcher Was Paid Four Shillings To Capture Moles That Were Undermining A Lawn Modern Methods Pale In Human Interest By Comparison Each Section Features A Concise Planting Plan And A List Of Recommended Plants At Book S End Is A Compilation Of Plants Suggested For Use In Specific Period Gardens Full Color Photographs Of Contemporary Gardens And Vintage Photos, Printed In Sepia Tones, Of Gardeners, Tools And Gardens Of The Past, Are Augmented By Fastidiously Executed Illustrations And Diagrams This Nostalgic Look At The Dynamism Of Past Gardens Will Appeal To Those With Or Without Active Green Thumbs. I just finished reading Toby Musgrave s COTTAGE GARDENS when I opened this book Graham Rose extends this topic but also includes features that are in black and white or sepia colors This book is aimed at the northern half of the United States or those who live in the United Kingdom Still, I enjoyed learning what gardeners did during Victorian times.Mr Rose includes lots of detail There are pictures of traditional garden spades, unusual tools for transplanting, and an explanation of old roses The art of pruning, different kinds of hand or wheel barrows and unusual bell jars are found among the pages Pruners and gatherers, planted seats and the revolution of mowing is discussed Unusual garden themes such as a Wilderness Garden is included Who knew there were so many tools that were developed solely for taming nature The pages are packed with information about gardening in the past Horticultural students, lovers of P Allen Smith s style and people who collect exceptional gard

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  • Hardcover
  • 192 pages
  • The classic garden
  • Graham Rose
  • English
  • 16 December 2017
  • 9780671688400