Papers from the Potting Shed
A new collection of unpredictable essays on gardens,
gardeners and garden history
Distributed by Bookwise
AS renowned plantswoman
Helen Dillon opines, the fact that it's hard to decide if Charles
Elliot is a gardener who writes or a writer who gardens, suggests
that he's brilliant at both.
Here is dry wit and
wisdom on topics from growing potatoes to the contribution of the
late, great landscaper Christopher Lloyd.
There's even a sidewise
glance at the excesses of Chelsea Flower Show ("Is it gardening.
Or is it gardening gone mad?").
An erudite, enjoyable
Gardener, Issue 205, 2006, Page 34
Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH