The American Gardener (2020)

The American Gardener William Cobbett Michael Pollan Verlyn Klinkenborg The American Gardener Back in print after yearsOut of print since The American Gardener is perhaps the first classic work of American gardening literature In it William Cobbett Victorian England s greatest and
  • Title: The American Gardener
  • Author: William Cobbett Michael Pollan Verlyn Klinkenborg
  • ISBN: 9780812967371
  • Page: 165
  • Format: Paperback
The American Gardener William Cobbett Michael Pollan Verlyn Klinkenborg Back in print after 150 yearsOut of print since 1856, The American Gardener is perhaps the first classic work of American gardening literature In it, William Cobbett, Victorian England s greatest and most gifted journalist, draws upon his experiences during a two year exile on a Long Island, New York, farm to lay out the rudiments of gardening for American farmers and, ulBack in print after 150 yearsOut of print since 1856, The American Gardener is perhaps the first classic work of American gardening literature In it, William Cobbett, Victorian England s greatest and most gifted journalist, draws upon his experiences during a two year exile on a Long Island, New York, farm to lay out the rudiments of gardening for American farmers and, ultimately, to tailor principles developed in wet, drippy, weed prone British gardens to their fine, sun drenched counterparts in America Full of practical knowledge memorably imparted with Cobbett s gift for the indelible phrase, The American Gardener offers advice still useful today on all aspects of gardening, with special attention to those plants successful in the New World, including the artichoke indeed, a thistle upon a gigantic scale and the increasingly ubiquitous potato Rediscovered 180 years after its composition, The American Gardener is evidence of a great mind and pen at work in the earliest days of American gardens This Modern Library edition is published with a new Introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg, a New York Times editorialist and the author of The Rural Life, Making Hay, and The Last Fine Time.
The American Gardener William Cobbett Michael Pollan Verlyn Klinkenborg

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  1. Mary

    Cobbett argues that gardens are created partly for the present, but mostly for future generations His detailed descriptions of how to grow a wide range of plants are a gift to all those who followed him.

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