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Pioneers in Gardening


By: Miles Hadfield

224 pages, Illus

Bloomsbury Publishing

Paperback | Mar 1998 | #135051 | ISBN: 0747536961
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This monograph surveys both the pioneers of gardening design and the explorers who combed the world to find many of the plants grown today. It takes the reader from the formal gardens of the 17th century to the bandits, hunger and avalanches encountered by 19th-century explorers.

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