A Green and Pleasant Land: How England's Gardeners Fought the Second World War Hardcover – 7 Mar 2013
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"Informative and highly entertaining" (Daily Mail)
"Meticulously researched, gripping and often humorous " (Leslie Geddes Brown Country Life)
"Elegantly written and rich with horticultural vignettes" (Spectator)
"Buchan’s book provides an intriguing glimpse of horticultural life in war conditions . . . [An] excellent book, both touching and informative on a historical level." (Lady)
"A compelling account ... It also unearths some unexpected facts - such as the liberal use of cyanide as a pesticide." (House & Garden)
The wonderfully evocative story of how Britain’s World War Two gardeners – with great ingenuity, invincible good humour and extraordinary fortitude – dug for victory on home turf.See all Product Description
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Lots of content but not as many pictures as I would have liked. That said still a good readPublished 1 month ago by Lorraine, Buckinghamshire