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Recollections of Great Gardeners [Hardcover]

Graham Stuart Thomas


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Oct. 1 2003
One of the greatest plantsmen of the last century, Graham Stuart Thomas shares in this memoir his recollections of the great gardens and gardeners that he knew. He discusses such figures as Gertrude Jekyll, Edward Bowles, William Robinson and Vita Sackville-West. Thomas was a friend and adviser to many of his gardening contemporaries and also became garden consultant to the U.K.'s National Trust. His admiration for the gardens he remembers is transparent and infectious.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln (Oct. 1 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0711222886
  • ISBN-13: 978-0711222885
  • Product Dimensions: 2.7 x 13.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 458 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,065,733 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Graham Stuart Thomas, who died in 2003, wrote many important gardening books and introduced at least 70 garden plants to regular cultivation.

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MY PEN-FRIEND of long standing, A.T. Johnson (see page 142) wrote asking me to spend a weekend with him and his wife, Nora, in North Wales in the 1930s, adding that 'Bodnant will be open on the Saturday and we could take you there'. Read the first page
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