The 3,000 Mile Garden: An Exchange of Letters on Gardening, Food, and the Good Life

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Penguin Books, 1997 - Gardening - 336 pages
The perfect valentine for garden lovers, "The 3,000 Mile Garden" recounts the correspondence of nature photographer Roger Phillips, who lives in London, and American food writer Leslie Land. Their exchange of ideas, bed plans, practical tips, and recipes has already been a bestseller in Britain and is the basis for a PBS-TV series. of color photos. Line drawings.

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User Review  - sriemann - LibraryThing

Would like to see the series that went along with this book - I don't know many of the plants they mention in the letters, so it would be good to have a visual to connect the names to the actual flowers/plants. Got some neat ideas from the book, however. Read full review

The 3, 000 mile garden: an exchange of letters on gardening, food, and the good life

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Land is an American food writer who gardens; Phillips is a London-based plant photographer and writer who cooks. The two met in 1989 at a mushroom bash in New Hampshire and began a conversation that ... Read full review

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Leslie Land, author of "Gardeners' Q. & A.," began writing for the Times's garden department in 1997. A former senior editor at Yankee Magazine, her articles also appear in The New York Times, Food & Wine, HG, Metropolitan Home, and Country Journal. She is the co-author of The 3,000 Mile Garden.

Roger Phillips is the author of many books, including Trees of North America and Europe. He lives in England.

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