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Green Grows the City: Story of a London Garden Hardcover – 1 Jun 1997

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  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Garden Art Press; New edition edition (1 Jun. 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1870673239
  • ISBN-13: 978-1870673235
  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 2.5 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,731,293 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

First published in 1939, this text relates the gradual transformation of a forlorn, unpromising patch of London garden into the sort of idyllic and imaginative retreat of which so many city-dwellers dream. The author charts his progress from inception to completion. Buoyed by memories of his garden and "Allways" in Huntingdonshire, his innovations include cunning layouts of pathways and flowering plants, the erection of a domed greenhouse and the introduction of cacti, the construction of a rock garden, and the painstaking design of his peculiar triangular space to draw the eye in desired directions and maximize the appeal of the garden.


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