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The Echoing Green: The Garden in Myth and Memory

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A tapestry rich with sumptuous imagery, The Echoing Green is an imaginative assemblage of gardening literature and history for the avid gardener and literary reader alike.
Paperback, 252 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Plume (first published 2000)
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Kate
"A Symphone for the Gardener's Soul

"The Echoing Green is a bountiful collection of gardening lore and legends, myths and meditations that captures the enduring beauty and harmony of nature as experienced through the senses of a passionate gardener. In this book, Jennifer Heath reflects on a lifetime of gardening all over the world to create a unique melange of history and personal memories redolent of the lush verdure and magnificent abundance that stem, miraculously, from the promise of a singl
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Megan
Mar 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Gardeners, mythology & folklore enthusiasts
An utterly enchanting book! Weaves anecdotes of one gardener's progress through the year with seasonal tales of folklore and mythology from around the world. An absolute must for anyone who loves growing things, toiling in the dirt, and exploring a deeper connection with the Earth.
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