The Virago Book of Women Gardeners edited by Deborah Kellaway

SKU: MAS-BK15
The Virago Book of Women Gardeners edited by Deborah Kellaway

The Virago Book of Women Gardeners edited by Deborah Kellaway

SKU: MAS-BK15
The Virago Book of Women Gardeners is a celebration of the indomitable spirit of women who have cultivated both the soil and their own remarkable legacies. Women who, throughout history, have defied convention to nurture the land and cultivate a profound connection with nature. From pioneering botanists to passionate plant enthusiasts, these are unique stories of the women who have shaped the world of gardening.
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From diggers and weeders, to artists and colourists, writers and dreamers to plantswomen and landscape designers, women have contributed to the world of gardening and gardens.  Featuring writers such as Colette, Margery Fish, Germaine Greer, Vita Sackville-West and Edith Wharton, The Virago Book of Women Gardeners presents extracts from the 18th century to the present day and is full of anecdotes and good-humoured advice.

This is a celebration of the indomitable spirit of women who have cultivated both the soil and their own remarkable legacies. In this hardback edition we invite you to immerse yourself in their stories and wisdom.

Here are women who, throughout history, have defied convention to nurture the land and cultivate a profound connection with nature. From pioneering botanists to passionate plant enthusiasts, these are unique stories of the women who have shaped the world of gardening.

The Virago Book of Women Gardeners is the perfect gift.  Share the stories of these extraordinary women with fellow gardeners, bibliophiles, or anyone who finds solace in the serenity of a blossoming garden.

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