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Books filed under "Literature"

My Garden in Autumn and Winter by E. A. Bowles

The final volume in Bowles’s survey of his garden through the year; includes a map of the garden at Myddelton House.

In Praise of Plants by Francis Hallé

This scholarly yet fun book examines the qualities that make plants unique, so different from animals.

Garden Open Today by Beverley Nichols

In a departure from his previous gardening books, Nichols distills 30 years of practical gardening experience in an entertaining fashion.

Garden Open Tomorrow by Beverley Nichols

In his final garden book, Nichols provides entertaining asides on cats, psychic phenomena, and the use of plants to commit murder.

Beverley Nichols: A Life by Bryan Connon

A biography for readers who have come to love Nichols' witty, sometimes sardonic persona.

Once Upon a Windowsill: A History of Indoor Plants by Tovah Martin

A chronological account of the introduction of houseplants in America.