The American Gardener: A Sampler

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Allen Lacy
Macmillan, 1990 - 384 oldal

Allen Lacy has gathered together a colorful sampler of American gardening writing from Thomas Jefferson to our own day. Among the fifty-two writers represented are such national treasures as Celia Thaxter, Neltje Blanchan, Elizabeth Lawrence, and Katherine S. White.

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Lacy chose pieces from contemporary garden writers such as Bostonian Thalassa Cruso and Atlanta Constitution columnist Celestine Sibley, and mixed them with the giants among garden writers such as ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása

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Introduction
3
Henry Ward Beecher A Plea for Health
17
Candace Wheeler Mrs Thaxter s Island Garden 1902
87
Harland J Hand The Color Garden 1978
102
Frederick McGourty Combining Perennials 1985
117
Celia Thaxter The Breath of Flowers 1894
133
Rosetta E Clarkson OldTime Fragrant Favorites 1940
156
Mrs Dana Goldenrod and Aster 1894
179
Thomas Jefferson To Dr John Manners 1814
219
Louise Beebe Wilder Familiar Plant Names 1918
234
Julian R Meade Fine Flowers with Atrocious Names 1940
240
Bernard McMahon Destroy Insects on FruitTrees 1806
251
Children 1870
264
Andrew Jackson Downing On Lawns 1854
315
Neltje Blanchan Rudely Exposed to Public Gaze 1909
334
Biographical Notes
357

Mabel Osgood Wright Children Gathering Wildflowersand
195
William Lanier Hunt Wild Flowers of June and July 1982
201
Bibliography
363
Copyright

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Allen Lacy is professor of philosophy at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and the author of numerous books on gardening, including The Garden in Autumn and The Glory of Roses. He lives in Linwood, New Jersey.

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