Rhapsody in Green - A Novelist, an Obsession, a Laughably Small Excuse for a Vegetable Garden

Author(s): Charlotte Mendelson

Gardening / Flora

A unique celebration of gardening written by an award-winning novelist

Despite the fact that she has only six square metres of grubby urban soil and a few pots, Charlotte Mendelson has a secret life. She is an extreme gardener, an obsessive, an addict. And like all addicts, she wants to spread the joy.

Beginning with Late Winter, Charlotte takes the reader through her gardening year, via Wasting Money Wisely (the lure of the seed packet), Thirty-Three Alternatives to Lettuce (the greatest salads don't need bacon or croutons), Tree Envy (dreams of owning a plum tree), and Fantasy (gardening is an unfulfilled fantasy, never disappointing and always a source of perfect, fruitful happiness).

Inspiration for city-dwellers and the many people with small spaces to garden.


'An extremely entertaining and inspiring story of one woman's passionate transformation of a small, irregular shaped urban garden into a bountiful source of food.' - Woman & Home

'A gardening book like no other, this is the author'' "love letter" to her garden.' - Garden News

$22.99(AUD)

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General Fields

  • : 9780857839473
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Kyle Books
  • : 0.3
  • : May 2021
  • : {"length"=>["19.8"], "width"=>["12.6"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Charlotte Mendelson
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 208