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The Gardener's Bedside Reader

by Kari Cornell (Editor)

Other authors: Diane Ackerman (Contributor), William Alexander (Contributor), Sigrid Arnott (Contributor), Kathie Bailey (Contributor), Suzy Bales (Contributor)18 more, Laura Billings (Contributor), Domenica Di Piazza (Contributor), Joe Eck (Contributor), Sydney Eddison (Contributor), Dan Hinkley (Contributor), Jamaica Kincaid (Contributor), Ann Lovejoy (Contributor), Tovah Martin (Contributor), Lee May (Contributor), Henry Mitchell (Contributor), Lela Nargi (Contributor), Beverley Nichols (Contributor), Susan Orlean (Contributor), Anna Pavord (Contributor), Michael Pollan (Contributor), Vita Sackville-West (Contributor), Dayle Allen Shockley (Contributor), Wayne Winterrowd (Contributor)

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Cornell, KariEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ackerman, DianeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Alexander, WilliamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Arnott, SigridContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bailey, KathieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bales, SuzyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Billings, LauraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Di Piazza, DomenicaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eck, JoeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Eddison, SydneyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hinkley, DanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kincaid, JamaicaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lovejoy, AnnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Martin, TovahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
May, LeeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mitchell, HenryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nargi, LelaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Nichols, BeverleyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Orlean, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pavord, AnnaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pollan, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sackville-West, VitaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shockley, Dayle AllenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0760326576, Hardcover)

"What is gardening, after all, but stories?" asks Mike McGrath, former editor-in-chief of Organic Gardening Magazine and host of radio show "You Bet Your Garden."

 

 

 

In the writings collected in this book, the stories of gardening unfold in the full palette of color and character, of wild imagination and bone-wearying hard work, of fabulous growth and humbling failure. Filled with wit and warmth and a companionable engagement with the land in all its moods and seasons, this wonderful book will see any start-up gardener or seasoned veteran through the most riotous summer of growth or the coldest winter months of waiting and dreaming about what to plant next. Contributors include contemporary essayists Michael Pollan, author of Second Nature and Botany of Desire, Anna Pavord, author of The Tulip, Jamaica Kincaid, author of My Garden (Book), and Diane Ackerman, author of Cultivating Delight. In addition, renowned gardeners and designers—from Vita Sackville-West and Beverley Nichols to Ann Lovejoy and Tovah Martin—eloquently share their experiences “in the dirt” with humor and passion.

 

 

 

Botanical drawings, beautifully illustrated vintage seed catalogs, postcards, and photography by world-renowned gardening photographers Jerry Harpur, Jane Booth, and Richard Brown accompany the text.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:24:10 -0400)

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