A Gentle Plea for Chaos

A Gentle Plea for Chaos

In this book the author describes the way her garden evolved and how, without meaning to do so, she let it take over her life. She suggests moving away from planning, regimentation and gardening with the mentality of a stamp-collector. Frequently funny and always stimulating, she writes of the alchemy of gardens, of the 19th-century plant-collectors and plant illustrators and of the gardening philosophers, all fertilizing great thoughts along with their hollyhocks.… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (August 31, 2012)

Collection: Bloomsbury Paperbacks

Page count: 192 pages

Language: English