The Victorian Gardener: The Growth of Gardening and the Floral World

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Gardening is one of the most popular leisure activities today, and most people take it for granted not only that suitable plants and equipment are easily available, but that there is plenty of information to guide and inform gardeners. It was not always so. It was only in the 1860s that the foundations for modern amateur gardening as we know it today were laid down - before then middle-class garden owners had to learn the new skills needed by trial, error and hard work. This book recreates for us the world of the Victorian ...

The Victorian Gardener: The Growth of Gardening and the Floral World 2006, Sutton Publishing, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750940436

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