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In your garden

Author: V Sackville-West
Publisher: London : Frances Lincoln Ltd., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Frances Lincoln edView all editions and formats
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For some fifteen years, from 1946 until 1961, the Observer carried a weekly gardening column by V. Sackville-West. Already established in her youth as a poet and a novelist, and co-creator of the great garden at Sissinghurst Castle, she combined her talents to create a unique gardening chronicle. Her readers eagerly anticipated each week's instalment and responded in their hundreds with letters of gratitude (or
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: V Sackville-West
ISBN: 0711223548 9780711223547
OCLC Number: 55771505
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 237 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: In Your Garden --
January --
February --
March --
April --
May --
June --
July --
August --
September --
October --
November --
December --
A Little Flower Book --
Some Flowers --
Hidcote Manor --
A Short List of Nurserymen.
Responsibility: V. Sackville-West.

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Volume 1 in a series of four anthologies reproducing the lively gardening columns by Vita Sackville-West, originally featured in the Observer. This volume covers 1946-1950.  Read more...

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... the best light reading on the topic to reappear this year are still the collections of newspaper articles by Vita Sackville West ... They unite a literary turn with practical knowledge and a Read more...

 
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