The Bad Tempered Gardener

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    Seeing gardening as a serious and even outrageous art form has placed Anne Wareham well outside of what usually passes for discussion of gardens. Impatient with received ideas, eager to provoke, The Bad-Tempered Gardener is the story of her development as a thinking gardener and the creation with her husband, Charles Hawes, of their acclaimed garden in the Welsh borders, the Veddw. From the strange plant obsessives, a bizarre debut as a television presenter to the everyday deadheading, sharing a garden, with frequent paeans to favourite plants and thoughtful pieces on show gardens and status, this is an intelligent, pugnacious and engaging book. It also unflinchingly conveys the challenges, the hard work, triumphs and failures behind the creation and development of a substantial contemporary garden.

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    Number of Pages: 168
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9780711231504
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    Listed in: Memoirs, Gardening
    Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

    Books by Anne Wareham

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    RRP: £16.99

    Sale Price: £12.65

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