The Making of the English Gardener
Plants, Books and Inspiration, 1560-1660
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $30.00|
| Book Description: |
In the century between the accession of Elizabeth I and the restoration of Charles II, a horticultural revolution took place in England, making it a leading player in the European horticultural game. Ideas were exchanged across networks of gardeners, botanists, scholars, and courtiers, and the burgeoning vernacular book trade spread this new knowledge still further—reaching even the growing number of gardeners furnishing their more modest plots across the verdant nation and...