The Potting-Shed Papers: On Gardens, Gardeners, and Garden History

The Potting Shed Papers On Gardens Gardeners and Garden History In a fresh crop of funny pungent and unpredictable essays American Charles Elliott shifts his gaze beyond his adopted home of Britain the world s largest potting shed to observe the gardens and g

  • Title: The Potting-Shed Papers: On Gardens, Gardeners, and Garden History
  • Author: Charles Elliott
  • ISBN: 9781585745401
  • Page: 425
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In a fresh crop of funny, pungent, and unpredictable essays, American Charles Elliott shifts his gaze beyond his adopted home of Britain, the world s largest potting shed, to observe the gardens and gardening habits of some of the rest of the world From the Japanese craze for the Ingurishu Gaaden the English Garden to the Dutch facility for cultivating myriad plaIn a fresh crop of funny, pungent, and unpredictable essays, American Charles Elliott shifts his gaze beyond his adopted home of Britain, the world s largest potting shed, to observe the gardens and gardening habits of some of the rest of the world From the Japanese craze for the Ingurishu Gaaden the English Garden to the Dutch facility for cultivating myriad plant species to the American mania for mulberry trees in the eighteenth century, Elliott, with his trademark style and wit brings life to these episodes in horticultural history He ll introduce you to great plant hunters such as the intrepid Pere Delavay and great plant planters such as the oddball John Johnny Appleseed Chapman He ll take you to places as diverse as Cincinnati, Ohio at one time the wine capital of America to the jungle choked gorges and valleys of the eastern flank of the Andes in search of the Fever Bark Tree.No other human pursuit can lead you into as many strange byways of history, science, and art as gardening can, and The Potting Shed Papers is the perfect guide.

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