In the Garden with Jane Austen

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Jones Books, 2008 - Gardening - 114 pages
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Bringing Jane Austen’s gardens—real and fictional—to life with excerpts from her novels and letters, period songs, poetry, and illustrations, this charming recollection offers tips for creating English gardens alongside Austen. This lavishly illustrated exploration with color photographs of gardens associated with the writer offers a rich experience to admirers of both Austen and gorgeous gardens. Complete with a reference section that includes important dates in Austen’s life, locations and dates of her houses, and a map of 1809 England, this delightful book is perfect for the history and garden enthusiast alike.

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In the Garden with Jane Austen

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As with her previous book, Tea with Jane Austen, Wilson has produced a well-researched work that will appeal to a wider audience than just Jane Austen fans. Period gardeners and garden lore ... Read full review

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Kim Wilson is a writer, editor, gardening enthusiast, and longtime member of the Jane Austen Society of North America. She is the author of Tea with Jane Austen and lives in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Celia Simpson was the head gardener at Jane Austen's house.

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