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Tales of the old gardeners

Author: Jean Stone; Louise Brodie
Publisher: Newton Abbot, Great Britain : David & Charles, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of interviews with gardeners who have devoted their working lives to creating and nurturing National Trust and private gardens open to the public. Their memories are interspersed with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Stone; Louise Brodie
ISBN: 0715302531 9780715302538
OCLC Number: 32367379
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Never look back - Edgar Spillett, Kent; each man for himself - Peter Pippet, Dorset; the old world - John Borthwick, Northumberland and Bedfordshire; father of arboriculture - Hubert Taylor, Cumbria and London; son of the soil - Tom Long, Hampshire; boys and girls and gardens - Bob Gates, Surrey and Gloucestershire; new potatoes - George Wright, Lothian; rivers and woods - Jack Lilly, Cornwall; they were good times - Dennis Lindup, Clwyd, Bedfordshire and Warwickshire; straight rows are a must - Jim Bourne, Surrey; run rabbit run - Peter Burd, Sutherland; chocolate and flowers - Dick Dobson and Jack Botterill, Birmingham; the beekeeper - H.W. Crowson, Wiltshire; pulling together - the Riley family, Gloucestershire.
Responsibility: Jean Stone & Louise Brodie.

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