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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09  ·  rating details  ·  55 ratings  ·  5 reviews
No devoted reader of Beverley Nichols will want to be without Garden Open Tomorrow. The sequel to his famous Garden Open Today (with its open invitation to readers everywhere to come see his garden for themselves), this is his final garden book and the summation of a long career spent enjoying and writing about gardens. Being Beverley Nichols, however, he cannot confine hi ...more
Hardcover, 286 pages
Published August 15th 2002 by Timber Press (first published 1968)
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Elizabeth
I really enjoy Nichols and his attitude toward gardening, which is a highly stylized one. I have no idea what most of the plants he talks about are, but it scarcely matters. He is an accomplished writer with a good sense of wry humor and a perfectionist as regards all his domestic surroundings.

His love of the garden—and distrust of many of his neighbors—comes through. He's gay and does not come out in the books. This was made a big deal of when I posted about him on Garden Rant, but I don't see
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Kimberly
Nichols is a witty writer and can write more beautiful prose about a flower than anyone I've read. But I enjoy his books about redoing his homes more than this book. I think it is because at times it was too much detail about a single plant. However, his writing style is one of my favorites so I still get enjoyment from what others might find to be tedious.
Taya V
Yet another wonderful little book on gardening. I would love to read some of his fiction if it were still in print.
Polly
Chattier than "Garden Open Today", and I like it all the better for it.
Kathy
Apr 16, 2008 Kathy rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: gardeners, Anglophiles
Reading this book is like having a good conversation with a gardening friend.
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John Beverley Nichols was an author, playwright, journalist, composer, and public speaker.
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“A garden without cats, it will be generally agreed, can scarcely deserve to be called a garden at all...much of the magic of the heather beds would vanish if, as we bent over them, there was no chance that we might hear a faint rustle among the blossoms, and find ourselves staring into a pair of sleepy green eyes.” 9 likes
“Do you ever find yourself bursting into a sort of lunatic laughter at the sheer prettiness of things?” 8 likes
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