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Queen Elizabeth In The Garden

Author : Trea Martyn
ISBN : 1933346825
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 37.69 MB
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Taking a fresh and original approach to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth I, this book tells the incredible story of her great passion for gardens, and how the two most powerful men in England during her reign fought a decade-long duel for their queen's affections by creating lavish gardens for her. It chronicles how, in their quest to woo the queen and outdo each other, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and William Cecil, Baron of Burghley, competed for Elizabeth's favor by laying out innovative and extravagant pleasure grounds at their palaces for when she came to visit. As she played one off against the other, they created gorgeous palaces and landscapes that amazed the world. The book also describes how others in England and abroad followed Dudley's and Cecil's leads and how the queen's love of plants made gardeners of courtiers, statesmen, and soldiers. This meticulously researched account reveals how Elizabeth's enthusiasm for horticulture changed the world, encouraging gardeners and designers to create landscapes inspired by the spirit of the Elizabethan garden.
Category: Gardening

Elizabeth In The Garden

Author : Trea Martyn
ISBN : 0571216935
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 42.3 MB
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The beguiling story of how Elizabeth I's two great courtiers fought a lifelong duel for her affections - with their gardens.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Through The Garden Gate

Author : Elizabeth Lawrence
ISBN : 9780807860007
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 30.85 MB
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Through the Garden Gate is a collection of 144 of the popular weekly articles that Elizabeth Lawrence wrote for The Charlotte Observer from 1957 to 1971. With those columns, a delightful blend of gardening lore, horticultural expertise, and personal adventures, Lawrence inspired thousands of southern gardeners. "[A] fine contribution to the green-thumb genre.--Publishers Weekly
Category: Gardening

A Garden Of One S Own

Author : Elizabeth Lawrence
ISBN : 080782349X
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 36.77 MB
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Gardening enthusiasts and those who love to read about gardening will be delighted by this new collection of Elizabeth Lawrence's work. A gifted landscape architect and writer, Lawrence (1904-85) chronicled her experiences with plants in a voice treasured
Category: Gardening

Seasons In My Garden

Author : Elizabeth Wagner
ISBN : 9781594716355
Genre : Religion
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In Seasons in My Garden, award-winning writer Sr. Elizabeth Wagner reveals how tending to a garden in her Maine hermitage brought her to a deeper understanding of what it means to have faith, love others, and hope in the mercy of God. Her keen eye for the most intricate details of nature will help you find a path that brings you closer to God as well. Sr. Elizabeth Wagner believed God was calling her into deeper contemplation, so she built a hermitage in the Maine wilderness in order to ponder nature and become closer to God. Seasons in My Garden is a thought-provoking series of meditations, written as Sr. Wagner watched her own monastic garden progress through the seasons. Her reflections invite you to look over her shoulder as she tends to her beautiful garden and meditates on the mysteries of God’s creation and how it corresponds with her own life. In this captivating book, you will relate to Sr. Wagner as she struggles with feelings of a cold heart—just as her garden lay frozen under a foot of snow—and realizing that God was working to renew her spirit. As sudden storms threatened to destroy her hard work, Sr. Wagner will help you understand that careful preparation of the soul will help you resist the temptation to resent others. Seasons in My Garden intricately weaves insights from Sr. Wagner’s own growth through the seasons with spiritual guidance and an understanding that patient tending to your soul will help you grow into a beautiful garden that God can use to reflect his glory.
Category: Religion

A Southern Garden

Author : Elizabeth Lawrence
ISBN : 9781469617053
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 79.98 MB
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The author believes gardening in the middle South, where seasons have no definite boundaries but merge imperceptibly, could and should be a year-round pleasure. She takes us through the cycle of seasons, telling which plants are most suitable to which season. The book includes tables giving blooming dates of over eight hundred varieties of plants which were recorded over a period of years.
Category: Gardening

The Little Bulbs

Author : Elizabeth Lawrence
ISBN : 0822307391
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 55.67 MB
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Describes the gardening experiences of the author and a friend and offers advice on growing flowers from bulbs
Category: Gardening

The Garden

Author : Elizabeth Laird
ISBN : 0435271725
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 34.31 MB
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This is a Beginner Level story in a series of ELT readers comprising a wide range of titles - some original and some simplified - from modern and classic novels, and designed to appeal to all age-groups, tastes and cultures. The books are divided into five levels: Starter Level, with about 300 basic words; Beginner Level (600 basic words); Elementary Level (1100); Intermediate Level (1600); and Upper Level (2200). Some of the titles are also available on cassette.
Category: Foreign Language Study