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_A Little History of British Gardening_ is a delightful book. Jenny Uglow traces the history of British gardening from Roman times to the modern day, taking in gardens large and small and gardeners rich and poor along the way.
The book is elegantly written, well researched, and beautifully illustrated with a plethora of black-and-white Cited by: 4. _A Little History of British Gardening_ is a delightful book.
Jenny Uglow traces the history of British Little History of British Gardening. book from Roman times to the modern day, taking in gardens large and small and gardeners rich and poor along the way. The book is elegantly written, well researched, and beautifully illustrated with a plethora of black-and-white /5(19).
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Everyday low /5(26). Shelves: british-history, gardening, history, authors-tu I enjoyed Jenny Uglow's biographies of George Eliot and Elizabeth Gaskell, so I'd been looking forward to reading her new book, A Little History of British Gardening, and wasn't disappointed - it's delightful/5. Colored by Jenny Uglow\'s own love for plants and brought to life by many vivid illustrations, A Little History of British Gardening not only explores flowery meads, grottoes and vistas, landscapes and ha-has, but also tells you, for example, how the Tudors made their curious knots, how housewives used herbs to stop freckles and how the suburbs.
A Little History of British Gardening was a Christmas present last year, no, the year before now. I started reading in October.
I finally finished it on Boxing Day. It is much longer than expected, with much smaller typeface than her other books I’ve read. A Little History of British Gardening by Jenny Uglow Little History of British Gardening.
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A beautifully illustrated exploration of the quest for order within the garden, and within the natural world Inspired by the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White, who viewed natural history as the common study of cultural and natural communities, Mark Laird unearths forgotten historical data to reveal the complex visual cultures of early modern gardening.
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The book charts gardening right up to the present day, looking at the spike in demand for allotments and the current boom in naturalistic gardening. This isn't a dry historical reference book, it's filled with interesting anecdotes and asides that bring all the eras to life -- Rachael Funnell * English Garden *Author: Jenny Uglow.
A Little History of British Gardening by Jenny Uglow Little passion in a tidy bed this Little History seems a little lacking in both. this is a pleasing book that will appeal especially to Author: Michael Leapman. With a brief guide to particular historic or evocative gardens open to the public, this is a book to put in your pocket when planning a summer day out - but also to read in your deckchair with a glass of cold wine, when dead-heading is simply too much.
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For me nature, landscape and plants have always been a vehicle to talk about politics, science and culture, the Empire, so it’s really just a window into a subject that interests me.
Jenny Uglow writes on literature, art, and social history. Her books include award-winning biographies of Elizabeth Gaskell, William Hogarth and Thomas Bewick, as well as a study of Sarah Losh, a surprising Victorian architect and visionary,and group studies including The Lunar Men and the panoramic In These Times- Living in Britain through Napoleon's Wars, A Little History of British Gardening.
Did the Romans have rakes. Did the monks get muddy. With a brief guide to particular historic or evocative gardens open to the public, this is a book to put in your pocket when planning a summer day out – but also to read in your deckchair with a glass of cold wine, when dead-heading is simply too.
Did the Romans have rakes. Did the monks get muddy. Did the potato seem really, really weird when it arrived on our shores. This lively 'potted' history of gardening in Britain takes us on a garden tour from the thorn hedges around prehistoric settlemen.
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In its effort to lay out the history of gardening in the British Isles, “The Garden” can only hint at the complex relationships between gardening. 'This is a wonderful book, and an unusual addition to the gardening shelf.
It reveals the democracy of gardening and its being both a craft and an art – a mixture of hard labour and passion. Margaret Willes's book shows how people with no money and little time to themselves produced riches on small plots – little paradises, even.
Here is a thought or two on another gardening history book I’ve just finished, which has now been awarded a firm place for reference on our book shelves. Jenny Uglow’s ‘A Little History of British Gardening’, not only unfurls a timeline of gardening trends through changes in religious invasions, monarchy whims, and World Wars as you.
Monty Don OBE, Britain’s most loved gardener and lead presenter of Gardeners World, discusses his favourite books on gardening including one he describes as “the best gardening book ever written.”This is a strong endorsement, given that his own gardening library extends to over three thousand books.
We know very little about the gardens of Anglo-Saxon England, which is another way of saying that the warlike Anglo-Saxons probably did not hold gardening to be important. Monastic Gardens It was not until the Middle Ages that gardens once more became important in British life.
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