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Author: Jill Appenzeller
Publisher: New Year Publishing
Keywords: garden, suburban, seasons, hedge, postcards
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 2010-09-10
ISBN-10: 1935547011
ISBN-13: 9781935547013

In Postcards from the Hedge, Jill Appenzeller reflects on life, family, and human nature in the context of her ever-changing garden. The book is a collection of vivid vignettes that span all four seasons as well as decades of memories both in and out of the garden. From Gossip Girls, the story of the neighborhood kids organizing a garden club, to I Don't Want It Perfect I Want It Tuesday, about all the things that never get done in life as well as in the garden, this is the story of humbling failures and unexpected surprises, of friends and friendships, and the gift of being present in the mom

Author: Frederick Rockwell
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: garden, year
Number of Pages: 418
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 142901461X
ISBN-13: 9781429014618

"Designed to aid the time-limited gardener, Rockwell's 1917 work provides seasonable and clear directions for tasks to be accomplished each month in the garden."

Author: Charles Thonger
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: furniture, garden, book
Number of Pages: 150
Published: 2008-11
ISBN-10: 1429012951
ISBN-13: 9781429012959

Charles Thonger's 1903 volume is a thorough source of information on garden structures.

Author: George Cable
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: garden, amateur
Number of Pages: 278
Published: 2008-12
ISBN-10: 1429014520
ISBN-13: 9781429014526

"In this 1914 work, George Washington Cable, famous for his literary representations of Creole culture in New Orleans, expounds on his own garden and what it means to him."

Author: Charles Pack
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: victorious, garden, war
Number of Pages: 406
Published: 2009-01-01
ISBN-10: 1429014695
ISBN-13: 9781429014694

This 1919 book describes both the success of the war garden in helping to reduce food shortages during the World War I period and the necessity for maintaining these gardens during peacetime.

Author: Celia Thaxter
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: garden, island
Number of Pages: 146
Published: 2008-11-01
ISBN-10: 1429014296
ISBN-13: 9781429014298

"Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835-1894) was born in Portsmouth, NH. When she was four, her father became the lighthouse keeper on White Island in the Isles of Shoals. After resigning his post eight years later, he built a resort hotel on Appledore Island in Maine. The first of its kind on the New England coast, the hotel became a gathering place for writers and artists during the latter half of the 19th century. In her last year of life, Celia published this work, in which she lovingly describes her Appledore garden and its flowers. The flowers she grew in her cutting garden filled her own rooms a

Author: Harry Thomas
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: garden, year, round
Number of Pages: 398
Published: 2009-01-16
ISBN-10: 1429014768
ISBN-13: 9781429014762

"Harry Thomas's 1916 text calls the reader's attention to the flowers, fruits, and vegetables of each season while noting the chief garden work to be done in each successive month."
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