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7 edition of The Natural History of a Garden found in the catalog.

The Natural History of a Garden

by C. R. W. Spedding

  • 299 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Timber Press, Incorporated .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardening,
  • Insects & spiders,
  • Zoology & animal sciences,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Garden animals,
  • Natural history,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • General,
  • Essays,
  • Gardening / General,
  • Ecology,
  • Garden ecology,
  • Gardens

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8176313M
    ISBN 100881925780
    ISBN 109780881925784

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The Natural History of a Garden by C. R. W. Spedding Download PDF EPUB FB2

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This lushly illustrated survey of of the most commonly grown plants explains where each plant came from and the journey it took into home gardens/5(13). “[Mitchell] writes lyrically of the process of building the gardens and exploring them with his children and grandchildren, and he describes the natural history of the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, spiders, and insects, as well as the wide variety of plants that call the garden home.5/5(2).

In the mode of her esteemed bestseller A Natural History of the Senses, Diane Ackerman's new book, Cultivating Delight celebrates the sensory pleasures she discovers in her garden. Ackerman delights in her garden through all the seasons.

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Explores the reasons to garden naturally and organically. He does go into some depth in some sections, such as on soil, and methods of digging, why some are preferred over others, etc. Parts of this book reminded me of my AP biology textbook, but written in a way that the non-biologist will understand/5.

Ranging from climate studies to the study of a butterflys life cycle, this original and fascinating book examines the 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/5.

As the title asserts, natural history and the history of landscape dovetail. Gilbert White is the genius of this book in which weather, birds and butterflies all signify. Laird’s gardener’s eye Author: Kate Kellaway.

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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.

A Natural History of English Gardening is filled with accounts of droughts, great storms, blizzards and the volcanic eruption of Laki in Iceland which veiled large parts of Europe in ash.

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A Natural History of English Gardening is a carefully crafted and well-researched, replete with extensive full color illustrations, plans, paintings, journal entries, correspondence and notations. Its seven chapters are preceded by a series of illustrative watercolour, pencil and crayon plates beautifully rendered by the author.

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