The Painted Garden
A Year in Words and Watercolours New edition
By (author) Mary Woodin
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Painted Garden by Mary Woodin
Book DescriptionThis beautifully illustrated personal sketchbook includes records of planting, harvesting, and blooming throughout the four seasons-plus a host of useful information for any gardener. Included are an illustrated list of herbs and their uses, a homespun recipe for waterproofing boots, and advice on distinguishing a robin's egg from a bullfinch's. Also peppered throughout are quotations and guidance from well-known gardening authorities, including Mary Russell Mitford, C. W. Earle, Vita Sackville-West, and Louise Beebe Wilder. Gardners everywhere will take great pleasure in this collection of intimate musings, thoughtful philosophy, and touching artwork. Mary Woodin was first trained as a textile designer at Manchester Metropolitan University in England and later as a ceramic designer at the Royal College of Art. She has worked in all areas of surface pattern design. Her major commissions include designs for the London Underground's South Kensington station.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780762415304
(204mm x 178mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Running Press,U.S.
Publisher: Running Press
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mary Woodin
Painted Garden Cookbook, Hardback (April 2010)» View all books by Mary Woodin
Targeting the trend of eating seasonally and locally, this book celebrates the fruits of the author's own garden. It illustrates 125 fresh and lush recipes built around the spoils of her own backyard garden. The recipes are organised seasonally, and highlight each season's best produce.
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Author Biography - Mary Woodin
Mary Woodin first trained as a textile designer and later as a ceramic designer at the Royal College of Art.. She has worked in all areas of surface pattern design. Her commissions include designs for the London Underground's South Kensington station. Her interest in gardening began when she moved to Blackheath, London. She now divides her time between gardening, commercial illustration and looking after two small children.
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