The Writer in the Garden by Jane Garmey

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  • Literary Collections,
  • Abridged Audio - Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Essays,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
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FormatAudio CD
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Open LibraryOL8900681M
ISBN 101598870823
ISBN 109781598870824
OCLC/WorldCa79475272

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In this book of 18 gardens and 20 writers, the author examines how the poet, writer, novelist derived a creative spirit from their private garden, how they tended and enjoyed their gardens, and how they managed their outdoor space.

Jane Austen at Godmersham and Chawton. Rupert Brooke at Grantchester. John Ruskin at Brantwood. Agatha Christie at /5(43). The famous writers of the past, like Vita Sackville-West, Gertrude Jekyll, Elizabeth von Arnim (author of Enchanted April), and Beverley Nichols rub shoulders with the garden columnists and book authors of today, such as longtime Washington Post /5(8).

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Some are beautiful (Rupert Brook's Grantchester), some historically significant (John Ruskin's Brantwood), some inspired by writing (Beatrix Potter's Hill Top) and some inspired writing (EF /5.

The Writer in the Garden adds up to a glorious compendium of writing that is amusing, original, and idiosyncratic. Excerpts span not only the beauties of the garden but such far-reaching topics as weeds, the tribulations of gardening in a cold climate, the dangers of rare plant collecting, the delights of weeding, the pitfalls of growing roses, and the place of "tacky" in a garden.

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Three women discover the secrets from the past contained within their historic home. Blue Dahlia (In the Garden, #1), Black Rose (In the Garden, #2), Red. The Secret Garden is a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published in book form inafter serialization in The American Magazine (November – August ).

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The Writer In The Garden and More Writers In The Garden (both AUDIOFILE Earphones Award winners) are available for the first time on CD as single collection. Gardens and gardening are a source of inspiration for writers and poets. Here is a wonderfully rich selection—75 in all—of garden writing: amusing, ironic, poignant and opinionated; taken from essays, fiction, diaries, 5/5(3).

The musings of writer and amateur gardener Beverley Nichols (–) are collected in Rhapsody in Green: The Garden Wit and Wisdom of Beverley Nichols, which gathers excerpts from his celebrated work. The book is at turns funny and frank, and it explores Nichols' favorite plants.

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" 'A writer who gardens is sooner or later going to write a book about the subject,' Eleanor Petenyi observes in her Foreword. 'One acquires one's opinions and prejudices, discovers a trick or two, learns to question supposedly expert judgments, reads, saves clipp0ings and is eventually overtaken by the desire to pass it all on.' "Perhaps /5.

The Writer in the Garden is a collection of essays and poems on gardening. Jane Garmey edited this amazing book, and the collection is wonderfully varied and interesting.

There are so many different takes on gardens and gardening, from observations by Charles Kuralt to personal anecdotes by E.B. White, and seasonal descriptions of gardens by Carol Bishop Hipps and Jamaica.

A few words about book author JANE GARMEY is an independent television and audio producer and the author of Great British Cooking: A Well-Kept Secret and Great New British Cooking.

She has published articles in various publications including The New York Times, Food & Wine, and Garden %(). The Writer in the Garden (Book): Drawing on the work of more than 50 writers, this book covers subjects ranging from the beauty of the garden to ornery weeds, the hazards of rare plant collecting to the tribulations of inclement weather.

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THE WRITER IN THE GARDEN brings together a host of writing gardeners and gardening writers reveling in their quirks, confessing their shortcomings, and sharing their experiences.

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