Michael Joseph. London. 1951. First edition, first impression. Hardback; green cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 237 pages. 8 hors texte b&w photographic plates. English. 210 x 145mm. 0.4kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear, light ruffling to top edge, with a couple of short tears to head of spine, short 2cm to top edge of rear panel and rear upper forecorner, spine browned, not price-clipped; light wear to boards, dustiness to top edge, slight bump at base of spine.
A collection of Vita Sackville-West's articles on gardening written for The Observer. Each entry reflects on hew own garden at Sissinghurst and offers seasonal advice on gardening and plant varieties. Included at the rear is a reprint of Some Flowers, as well as A Little Flower Book and an essay on Hidcote Manor. A classic book on English gardening.