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Old Herbaceous.

Arkell, Reginald

Old Herbaceous.

by Arkell, Reginald

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Published by Harcourt, Brace in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Gardeners -- Fiction.,
    • Gardening -- Fiction.,
    • Older men -- Fiction.,
    • Manors -- Fiction.,
    • England -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.A719 Ol2, PR6001.R5 Ol2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6092177M
      LC Control Number51009199
      OCLC/WorldCa621462

      Get this from a library! Old Herbaceous. [Reginald Arkell] -- Old Herbaceous sat, propped amongst his cushions, by the cottage window, surveying the Manor gardens he'd so . "Old Herbaceous is delightful. A book to warm the heart of anyone who loves earth or gardens!"—Loui Bromfield "Old Herbaceous is enchanting—fresh as an English spring, fragrant as sweet lavender!"—A. J. Cronin "What a great pair of cronies Old Herbaceous and Mr. Chips would make! There are chuckles and heart-tugs in these pages.

      Old Herbaceous is a classic British novel of the garden, with a title character as outsized and unforgettable as P. G. Wodehouse’s immortal manservant, Jeeves. Born at the dusk of the Victorian era, Bert Pinnegar, an awkward orphan child with one leg a tad longer than the other, rises from inauspicious schoolboy days spent picking wildflowers /5(39).   Sprinkled with nuggets of gardening wisdom, Old Herbaceous is a witty comic portrait of the most archetypal—and crotchety—head gardener ever to plant a row of bulbs at a British country Modern Library edition is published with a new Introduction byPenelope Hobhouse, a renowned garden designer and lecturer and the author of 4/5(30).

        If you have never read Old Herbaceous by Reginald Arkell, go out and buy this fine book immediately. It was written in , near the end of the author's long life, and it is a novel about a crusty old English gardener near the end of his own long life, looking back on what made him the gardener - and the man - he is now/5(42). If you have never read Old Herbaceous by Reginald Arkell, go out and buy this fine book immediately. It was written in , near the end of the author's long life, and it is a novel about a crusty old English gardener near the end of his own long life, looking back on what made him the gardener - and the man - .


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