A Year in Our Gardens: Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy

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UNC Press Books, 2001 - Gardening - 208 pages
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This engaging collection of letters follows the course of a year in the gardens of two passionate gardeners, Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy. They share a climate zone (7A), but their gardens differ enormously. Lacy gardens on a 100-by-155-foot plot of forme

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a very stunning piece ,full of any thing to keep you readin .One of the most profound letters about gardening I have every read.I almost pictured my self in the pathways as she describes the changes

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Nancy Goodwin founded, owned, and managed the well-known Montrose Nursery from 1984 until its closing in 1993. She has written for Fine Gardening, American Gardener, and other periodicals.

Allen Lacy, Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and formerly garden columnist for the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, now writes and publishes the gardening newsletter Homeground. His many books include The Garden in Autumn and The Inviting Garden.

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