A Gentle Plea for Chaos

A Gentle Plea for Chaos : Reflections from an English Garden

  • Paperback
By (author) 

List price: US$13.72

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

In this book the author describes the way her garden evolved and how, without meaning to do so, she let it take over her life. She suggests moving away from planning, regimentation and gardening with the mentality of a stamp-collector. Frequently funny and always stimulating, she writes of the alchemy of gardens, of the 19th-century plant-collectors and plant illustrators and of the gardening philosophers, all fertilizing great thoughts along with their hollyhocks. She won the 1988 Sinclair Consumer Press Garden Writer of the Year Award.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 188 x 242 x 12mm | 498.95g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 32pp colour photographs, 6 wood engravings
  • 0747521204
  • 9780747521204