A History of Gardening in 50 Objects
by George Drower
Gardens of varying types and ambition, in all shapes and sizes, in all manner of styles, have been popular throughout the ages. In this unique and fascinating book encompassing gardening, history, engineering and technology, George Drower takes fifty objects that have helped create the gardening scene we know today.
From the wheelbarrow, flame-gun and sprinkler, via the wigwam frame and the soil test, through garden writings and movements, and ending up with the gro-bag, this is a meandering and thoroughly enjoyable wander through gardening history. With stunning botanical and archive images, A History of Gardening in 50 Objects is a lavishly produced volume essential for garden lovers.
Edition: 1st (new edition)
Dimensions: H:23.4cm, W:15.6cm, D:2.1cm
Extent: 256 pages
ISBN-10: 0750991305, ISBN-13: 978-0750991308