One Man's Garden

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Houghton Mifflin, Oct 1, 1994 - 262 pages
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Henry Mitchell, who died in November 1993, was one of America's most beloved garden writers. A man of contradictions, Mitchell built landing platforms for dragonflies after seeing one drown in his pool and never stepped on an ant intentionally. He also railed mightily at fools and the elements. This is his last book--adapted from his weekly "Earthman" columns in the Washington Post.

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Collection of newspaper columns. Some are quite witty, tongue-in-cheek (such as one referring to the "slave labor" of young sons until the age when other interests take priority. p.138), others have ... Read full review

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Gardeners will smile at the wit that Washington Post garden writer Mitchell displays in this collection of short essays arranged loosely by the gardening year. Most gardeners will agree with Mitchell ... Read full review

Contents

Names from the Gardens Guest Book
4
Maintaining Your Garden and Maintaining Your Sanity
11
The Gardeners Lot
17
Copyright

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Henry Mitchell, who died in November 1993, was one of America's most beloved garden writers. He was especially famous for his weekly "Earthman" columns in the Washington Post.

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