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by Mirabel Osler

Author: Mirabel Osler
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Macmillan General Reference; 1st edition (May 1, 1993)
Pages: 160 pages
Category: Reference
Rating: 4.6
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Secret Gardens of France Paperback – February 17, 1994. I have been a fan of the author Mirabel Osler for many years and this anthology if you like, of gardens she visited in France with her daughter and daughter's baby doesn't disappoint.

Secret Gardens of France Paperback – February 17, 1994. by. Mirabel Osler (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Mirabel Osler has a sense of humour and an irreverance which is delightful. This is someone who wanted to build a treehouse in her garden so she could view it from a bird's perspective!

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Secret Gardens of France. The Garden Wall (Library of Garden Detail).

Book Description Pavilion Books 04/03/1993, 1993. Condition: Very Good.

She describes the garden of Madame Simonet, who distils the fragrance of her plants, the older roses of Monsieur Eve and the topiary of Madame Vesian. Book Description Pavilion Books 04/03/1993, 1993. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.

Книга "Таинственный сад" (The Secret Garden) в оригинале на английском языке - читать онлайн. She was making heaps of earth and paths for a garden and Basil came and stood near to watch her. Детский роман писательницы Фрэнсис Элизы Бёрнетт. Быстрый перевод любого слова на русский одним кликом мыши. Why don’t you put a heap of stones there and pretend it is a rockery? he said.

Mirabel Osler (1925 - 2016) was an English writer and garden designer. Her book A Gentle Plea for Chaos, based on her experiences in her garden in Shropshire, was said to send "a blast of fresh air through the stuffy rooms of the English gardening world when it was first published. Mirabel was born Mirabel E E Birnstingl in 1925 in London. She was the daughter of Harry Joseph Birnstingl and Phyllis Taylor Reid. Her stepfather was the author and journalist Aylmer Vallance.

An idiosyncratic tour of private French gardens. French gardens to seek out, and lose yourself in. This is an interesting book, although more photos and a little less text would have been better. Also a small, simplified map at the front page of each section, showing the reader where approximately in France (in relation to prominent nearby towns) this featured garden is situated. Verified purchase: Yes Condition: Pre-owned. Best-selling in Non Fiction.

Mirabel Osler, author of A Gentle Plea for Chaos, has written an enchanting account of her travels through the French countryside to find some of the loveliest gardens of France. Curious about the reputed emphasis on order and symmetry - of the sort we see at Versailles and in the well-mannered formal kitchen garden - and, accompanied by her daughter and granddaughter, she set out to discover the hidden gardens of France.Far from the parterres and broderie of French public parks are the gardens the French make for themselves, in astonishing variety and with the Gallic passion for individuality. Mrs. Osler has said that ". . . gardens are the one area available to each of us in which to create our own personal visions of paradise . . ." Without this unusual look at private, extraordinary gardens throughout France, these visions of paradise could not be enjoyed by any but their owners.The Secret Gardens of France leads us into an exuberant garden for the five senses, planted with cherished specimens from five continents. Here are an unharnessed "wild" garden, a romantic island garden, a rose garden boasting more than 300 varieties, and a small, exquisite fragrance garden created by a gardener with a brilliant "nose."The gardeners we meet on this countrywide journey are spirited, philosophic, irrepressible, stubborn, optimistic, conservative, boisterous . . . in short, like gardeners everywhere, they defy generalization. To the author's delight, many of them are bubbling with a joyous sensibility quite different from the horticultural solemnity so often encountered today. From the 84-year-old marquise, who lovingly tends her vegetable garden on the shore of Lake Geneva, to the pair of septuagenarian brothers, who've replaced gorse and bramble with rare and exotic plants at their island fort, these gardeners - and their gardens - have irresistible stories to tell.