First garden

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McGraw-Hill, Mar 1, 1987 - Gardening - 140 pages
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Combines basic instruction with personal reminiscence and advice in a guide to the essentials of planning and maintaining flower and vegetable gardens of modest but satisfying yield

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User Review  - MsMixte - LibraryThing

Considered a 'gardening classic' by some, but not by me. It's only saving grace appears to be the drawings by Cecil Beaton. Not much useful text, no great gardening tips, no interesting plants introduced to the reader. Read full review

First garden

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Guest launched her career in garden writing with this 1976 title; the new introduction she supplied for this reprint was one of the last pieces she completed before her death in November 2003. The book has the original foreword by Truman Capote and 60 illustrations by Cecil Beaton. Read full review


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