Dimensions: 272 pages, 3.15 × 2.12 × 0.39 in
Published: May 1, 2009
Publisher: Octopus Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 184533485X
ISBN - 13: 9781845334857
From the Publisher
Hugh Johnson in the Gardencontains a selection of the much-loved writings of Hugh Johnson for the Royal Horticultural Society magazine,The Garden. Perhaps best known for his wine writing, Hugh Johnson''s passion for gardening shines through in this gently compelling diary written about his renowned garden.
Trad''s diary, a column of garden jottings, first appeared in the RHS magazine,The Garden, in June 1975. Hugh Johnson was its author (in addition to being the Editorial Director of the magazine) and it became a monthly fixture for the RHS''s committed gardeners. Hugh''s writings are filled with an eclectic mixture of topical, whimsical and humorous anecdotes and are organized to follow a gardener to Lord Cecil at Hatfield House and to King James I, one of the first men to introduce plants from foreign countries to his garden, Hugh''s writings appeared inThe Gardenfrom 1975-2006, inGardens Illustratedin 2007, and in 2008 still appear monthly through his own website.
About the Author
Hugh Johnson is the world''s preeminent writer on wine, but he is also arguably the world''s leading popular writer on gardening and, in 2007, he was awarded the OBE for services to winemaking and horticulture. Perhaps known best to millions through his internationally bestselling wine books,Hugh Johnson in the Gardenshows a different facet of Hugh''s expertise.