A History of Kitchen Gardening
This book is a new and significantly revised version of the much acclaimed Charleston Kedding: A History of Kitchen Gardening, which was published in 1996. In that book the story revolved around a fictional kitchen garden, but in this new edition, the author has been able to disclose her main source and her book is all the better for being able to turn on the true story of the kitchen garden at Pyewell Park in Hampshire and its team of gardeners. The amazing secrets of the hotbed, the backsheds and the pineapple frame are laid bare in this extraordinary and delightfully written account of the ups and downs of the kitchen garden.
- Paperback | 336 pages
- 178 x 220 x 26mm | 739.35g
- 28 Feb 2006
- Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 250 b/w drawings
exhaustively detailed and utterly fascinating Organic Gardening an enjoyable book for the kitchen gardener, food lovers and those who love their history. If you've never grown your own this will definitely give you the taste for it Garden Answers We have a sense of real plants growing in real gardens and even the garden history seems to come alive within this context ... a smashing book Journal of the Museum of Garden History
About Susan Campbell
SUSAN CAMPBELLl is an author and illustrator who has pioneered research into the history of the kitchen garden. She lectures widely on the subject and advises English Heritage and the National Trust as well as private owners on their restoration.