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A Rage for Rock Gardening The Story of Reginald Farrer, Gardener, Writer & Plant Collector by Nicola Shulman

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Published by David R Godine .
Written in English


  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography: general,
  • Naturalists, Gardeners, Environmentalists,
  • Farrer, Reginald John,,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Great Britain,
  • Gardeners,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Rock gardens,
  • General,
  • 1880-1920,
  • Biography,
  • England

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8687643M
ISBN 10156792249X
ISBN 109781567922493

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A Rage for Rock Gardening is an exceptionally-well written, unbiased, wry account of Reginald Farrer. Like most people who take the time to learn more about them, I am utterly enamoured of that strange breed of adventurer which was the late 19th/early 20th century Plant Hunter/5. One of the most wickedly enjoyable gardening books of this season is Nicola Shulman’s brief, scintillating portrait of another imperfect genius, Reginald Farrer, in A Rage for Rock Gardening. —The New York Times. All gardeners should read this book. —Roy Lancaster. Download PDF A Rage For Rock Gardening book full free. A Rage For Rock Gardening available for download and read online in other formats. Praise for A Rage for Rock Gardening "One of the most wickedly enjoyable gardening books of this season is Nicola Shulman's brief, scintillating portrait of a imperfect genius, Reginald Farrer, in A.

A new edition of Nicola Shulman's miniature masterpiece about the life of gardener Reginald Farrer A hundred years ago, there was a revolution in British gardening, as the garden changed from being a diversion of dukes to the hobby of millions. Fe. A RAGE FOR ROCK GARDENING: The Story of Reginald Farrer: Gardener, Writer & Plant Collector Nicola Shulman, Author. David R. Godine $20 (p) ISBN Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since Rage For Rock Gardening - Schulman N - - Allen & Unwin - Australia. A Rage for Rock Gardening. Boston: David R. Godine, Plants named after Farrer. A number of plants are named after Farrer, Cox's book The Plant Introductions of Reginald Farrer, published in describes Farrer's legacy of plants cultivated from seed collected by him. Allium farreri Stearn; Amitostigma farreri; Bulbophyllum farreriAlma mater: Balliol College, Oxford.

A rage for rock gardening: the story of Reginald Farrar, gardener, writer and plant collector.   Nicola Shulman A Rage for Rock Gardening: The story of Reginald Farrer. Beacon Press, pages, $23 Reviewers of books do not normally begin by praising the publisher, but in this case David R. Godine's commitment to bringing out a line of garden books no longer in print and new volumes about the near-forgotten greats of garden writing should be applauded.   The landscape now features such treasures as a rock garden, a shade garden, perennial borders, a chaparral garden, a vegetable garden and more. These are .   Reading Pathways: The Best Mary Oliver Poems Alex Luppens-Dale Much of Mary Oliver’s poetry has to do with walks she has taken in the woods, but there is always something else underneath—the idea that it is important to look at the world we live in to get an idea of who we are as humans within an ecosystem.