Seven Deadly Sins of Gardening: And the Vices and Virtues of Gardeners

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With chapters that include Lust, Wrath, Sloth, and Gluttony, this is an amusing history of British gardening's greatest eccentrics. Recorded here are the vices, virtues, and quirks of British gardeners through the ages, particularly those who shaped the gardens of the National Trust. From the obsessive to the visionary, the eclectic to the eccentric, each chapter explores how gardeners played out their excesses, thus revealing the gardens' secretshow and why they were created; the fortunes lavished and lost; clandestine and ...

Seven Deadly Sins of Gardening: And the Vices and Virtues of Gardeners 2007, National Trust, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781905400461

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