In The Garden Compendium
About the Book
Whether an urban gardener growing fresh herbs on a fire escape or a country gardener planting fields of flowers, this antique illustrated collection of garden poems, forgotten plants, perfumes and potpourri, garden proverbs, and practical advice will bring a smile from first frost to final harvest. Downton Abbey meets Green Acres in this perfect gift for armchair gardeners and professional horticulturists alike.
During his lifetime, editor E. H. M. Cox traveled the world searching for rare plants. An expert in his field, he published numerous books including Plant Hunting in China and Modern Shrubs. He was a resident of Scotland.