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Adventures of a Gardener

by Peter Smithers

  • 373 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Harvill Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horticulturists,
  • Great Britain,
  • Horticulture (General),
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Plants,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Pictorial works,
  • GAR,
  • GAR000000,
  • Biography: general,
  • Horticulture,
  • Gardeners,
  • General,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8626023M
    ISBN 101860460593
    ISBN 109781860460593

    1. A gardener cultivates the soil, plants seeds and plants, and feeds, waters, weeds, transplants, and cares for the garden. 2. Vegetable garden: foods such as peas, carrots, beans, etc. (it may also contain fruits such as berries and tomatoes). Flower Garden: bulb and seed flowers such as tulips or pansies. The education of a gardener, ultimately about as interesting as watching grass grow, from freelancer DesCamp. Before she moved with her husband into their Portland, Ore., home, the very idea of getting dirt under her nails was appalling to DesCamp. Her family were inveterate gardeners, and DesCamp just didn't get it: Plants were plants, why the obsession? But her yard was a shambles, and.

    Follow the slightly absurd adventures of a cantankerous gardener while he discovers the value of hard work. Black and white photographs and simplistic painted collages illustrate the simple journey of a gardener learning a valuable ed on: Septem Mark Wallington, who want to change the face of British comedy, is going to finance this dream by becoming a gardener. The result is an account of a year spent working in other people's gardens. This is the story of nights spent in the back room of a pub trying to write scripts, and of days spent understanding the British obsession with gardening.

      Strange Blooms: The Curious Lives and Adventures of the John Tradescants. Jennifer Potter. Atlantic Books £, pp In , gardener John Tradescant arrived at . Get this from a library! The day job: adventures of a jobbing gardener. [Mark Wallington] -- To finance Mark Wallington's dream of being a television comedy writer, he becomes a gardener to the residents of north London for a year. He gardens for people like Mrs Fleming, convinced that there.


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