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Reviews of Her Garden was Her Delight: Famous Women Gardeners

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Author (1): E. Buckner Hollingsworth

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Publish date: Month Unknown 1962
Published by: Macmillan Publishers
ISBN Number: B0007E21O2

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Positive slubberdegulion On Feb 7, 2005, slubberdegulion wrote:

It's a shame to see books like this go out of print. It is subtitled "Famous Women Gardeners". Hollingsworth is a great story teller and in this book offers essays on twenty women (two Englishwomen, eighteen American) who contributed to the evolution of gardening, botany and plant research especially in America.
I enjoyed it because not only was there a chapter on much written about Gertrude Jeckyll, but on women I might not otherwise have read about.
Hollingsworth also includes a useful bibliography.
Her book 'Gardening on Main Street' is also recommended.


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