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Seeds of Fortune: A Gardening Dynasty

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By: Sue Shephard

300 pages, Col and b/w illus

Bloomsbury Publishing

Hardback | May 2003 | #137770 | ISBN: 0747560668
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Tells the fascinating story of the modern English garden by charting the fortunes of the Veitch family, who pioneered the introduction of hundreds of new plants into gardens, conservatories and houses for over a century, and across five generations, and were amongst the foremost European cultivators and hybridisers of their day.

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Sue Shephard is the author of PICKLED, POTTED & CANNED: The Story of Food Preserving which won the Andre Simon Special Award. She lives in Bristol with her family.

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