My Summer in a Garden

Front Cover, Jan 1, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 168 pages
6 Reviews
A wonderful book by Warner that showcases his love of nature. He shares his experiences that he enjoyed living close to nature for 19 weeks. The focal point is his garden where several famous people visited him including the American president Ulysses Simpson Grant. The book contains vibrant descriptions of flora and fauna as well as the author's views on life and other issues. Riveting!

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Review: My Summer in a Garden (Modern Library Gardening)

User Review  - Jennifer Johnson - Goodreads

So deliciously witty and wise. Anyone who has spent a summer cultivating a garden will appreciate Warner's conclusions and tongue in cheek theories. Loved every week of this sage memoir. Laughed out loud again and again. Read full review

Review: My Summer in a Garden (Modern Library Gardening)

User Review  - Summer Larson - Goodreads

I have found a kindred spirit in Charles Dudley Warner. The bad news is that he has been dead for 100 years like most of my literary kindred spirits. The good news is that he was a close friend of ... Read full review

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CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER (1829-1900) first attracted attention by the reflective sketches entitled My Summer in a Garden, popular for their humor, mellow personal charm, wholesome love of outdoor things, comments on life and affairs, and delicately finished style, qualities that suggest the work of Washington Irving.

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