This book, superbly illustrated from Edinburgh's Royal Botanic Garden's collection, is a new kind of garden history, focusing not on garden design and horticulture but on plants and those who grew them. It is based on a host of primary sources, including contracts between lairds and gardeners, and shows that the gardener's skill flourished much earlier in the gardens of the gentry than previously thought.Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants (3) 3. Bean, W.J. ... Britten, J. and Holland, R. (1 886) Dictionary of English Plant-Names (3) 9. Brown ... 1925) A Handbook of Hardy Fruits more commonly Grown in Great Britain (4) 1 1. Carlyle anbsp;...
|Title||:||Early Scottish gardeners and their plants 1650-1750|
|Author||:||Forbes W. Robertson|
|Publisher||:||Tuckwell Press, Ltd. - 2000-07-01|