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A little history of British gardening

A little history of British gardening

Uglow, Jennifer S., author

With a brief guide to particular historic or evocative gardens open to the public, ranging from the stone-age to today, this is a book to put in your pocket when planning a summer day out - but also to read in your deckchair with a glass of cold wine, when dead-heading is simply too much

Hardback, Book. English.
New] edition.
Published London: Chatto & Windus, 2017
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Available at Cheltenham.

  • Cheltenham – One available

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    9935418278 Gardening 635.0941 Adult Non-Fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Jenny Uglow
ISBN: 1784740314, 9781784740313
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Previous edition: 2004.
Physical Description: xii, 369 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm
Subject: Gardening.; Gardens, British.; Gardening Great Britain History.

Author note

Jenny Uglow grew up in Cumbria and studied English at Oxford. Her books include prizewinning biographies of Elizabeth Gaskell, William Hogarth and the engraver Thomas Bewick, and the acclaimed group biography The Lunar Men: The Friends who Made the Future. Her latest book, In These Times: Living in Britain through Napoleon's Wars, 1793 - 1815, follows people from all classes and ages – the home front through twenty years of war.
Jenny also reviews for press and radio and has been a historical consultant on BBC classic serials and on films. She was created an OBE in 2007. She lives in Canterbury and Cumbria with her husband – they have four children and seven grandchildren.