Michael Joseph. London. 1953. First edition. Hardback; green cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 179 pages. 8 hors texte b&w photographic plates. English. 210 x 145mm. 0.35kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear, small nick to top edge of front jacket, ruffling at head of spine with a short 1cm tear, a couple of marks at head of spine, slight browning to spine, some spotting to rear jacket, not price-clipped; dustiness to top edge, some spotting to edges, and first and last pages.
A collection of Vita Sackville-West's articles on gardening written for The Observer. The book continues on from In Your Garden, published in 1951, and contains Sackville-West's newspaper contributions from February 1951 to March 1953. Each piece reflects on hew own garden at Sissinghurst and offers seasonal advice on gardening and plant varieties. A classic book on English gardening.