Old Fashioned Gardening a History and a Reconstruction (Paperback)

By Grace Tabor

Von Elterlein Press, 9781444606102, 352pp.

Publication Date: March 4, 2009

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"Old-Fashioned Gardening" is a 1913 work by Grace Tabor that looks at the history of gardening and how to reproduce different examples of traditional gardens from Europe and beyond. This volume will appeal to those with an interest in the evolution of the garden and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Of Beginnings," "Spanish Gardens of the Semi-Tropics," "Gardens of the English Gentlemen Adventurers," "New Amsterdam Housewives' Gardens," "Austere Puritan Gardens," "Catholic and Quakers' Gardens," "The Presidents' Gardens," "Reconstruction," "The Old-Fashioned Garden," etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of.