We Made a Garden

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Sagapress/Timber Press, 1956 - Gardening - 182 pages
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A charming account of how Margery Fish and her husband created a cottage garden from an overgrown farmyard. Writing in The New York Times Book Review, Michael Pollan said: "Much more than a period piece, We Made a Garden is a gentle reminder that plants are only a small part of what a garden is. The good ones are autobiographies written in green."

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User Review  - MyopicBookworm - LibraryThing

A pleasant wintertime read for the armchair gardener. The book recounts in chatty outline the construction of a semi-formal garden outside the author's rather large house in a Somerset village, aided ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emma - Goodreads

Had to keep looking up most of the plants mentioned! Interesting stuff, her marriage seemed a bit strained - but at least they had a sense of humor about it, or at least she did. Read full review

About the author (1956)

Fish was one of Britain's leading gardeners.

Thomas resides in England and is known around the world as one of the venerable and authoritative of living plantsmen.

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