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Gardening women - Catherine Horwood

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From Flora, Roman goddess of plants, to today's gardeners at Kew, women have always gardened. Women gardeners have grown vegetables for their kitchens and herbs for their medicine cupboards. They have been footnotes in the horticultural annals for specimens collected abroad. They taught young women about gardening twenty-five years before women's horticultural schools officially existed. And their influence on the style of our gardens, frequently unacknowledged, survives to the present day.From these triumphs to the battles fought against male-dominated institutions, from the horticultural pioneers to the bringers of change in society's attitudes, this book is a celebration of the best of the species -- gardening women.

Hardback book in good condition, with a dustjacket in good condition. It has the author's signature on the title page, all pages inside are clean and tightly bound. Well illustrated with colour plates.

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Author(s):
Catherine Horwood
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1844084639
ISBN-13:
9781844084630
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Virago
Title:
Gardening Women

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From Flora, Roman goddess of plants, to today's gardeners at Kew, women have always gardened. Women gardeners have grown vegetables for their kitchens and herbs for their medicine cupboards. They have been footnotes in the horticultural annals for specimens collected abroad. They taught young women about gardening twenty-five years before women's horticultural schools officially existed. And their influence on the style of our gardens, frequently unacknowledged, survives to the present day.From these triumphs to the battles fought against male-dominated institutions, from the horticultural pioneers to the bringers of change in society's attitudes, this book is a celebration of the best of the species -- gardening women.

Hardback book in good condition, with a dustjacket in good condition. It has the author's signature on the title page, all pages inside are clean and tightly bound. Well illustrated with colour plates.

Author(s):
Catherine Horwood
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1844084639
ISBN-13:
9781844084630
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Virago
Title:
Gardening Women

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