Emily Dickinson's Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener

Emily Dickinson s Gardens A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener Discusses the inspiration of gardens and flowers on the poetry of Emily Dickinson in an illustrated gift volume that features excerpts from Dickinson s poetry and letters historical details on the p

  • Title: Emily Dickinson's Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener
  • Author: Marta McDowell
  • ISBN: 0639785416876
  • Page: 270
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Emily Dickinson's Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener

    Discusses the inspiration of gardens and flowers on the poetry of Emily Dickinson, in an illustrated gift volume that features excerpts from Dickinson s poetry and letters, historical details on the poet s life and horticultural interests, and instructions, plans, design ideas, plant sources, and growing tips for readers wishing to create a Dickins

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    One thought on “Emily Dickinson's Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener

    1. Leslie

      Meh, the idea was nice but the execution had no soul. I liked the old black and white photos of her house but it would have been better with more substance all 'round. None of the good ideas were carried to fruition. And the pale green text was hard to see. Should have not only mentioned her favorite garden and wildflowers but everything else she grew in her garden (flowerng vines, trees, fruits and vegetables, herbs) and then modern photos of each with info about each. And more poetry. There wa [...]

    2. Chavelli Sulikowska

      I feel like Emily Dickinson is my spirit guide. This book was perfect for me, combining floribunda anecdotes interspersed with posies of poetry. Reading it was like lazing on a cloud and counting daisies. Literary luxuriousness. Such a shame her life was snipped short, but how lucky we all are to still enjoy not only her poetic eloquence but also her naturalist passions

    3. Kate

      I recently visited Emily Dickinson's house in Amherst Ma and was a little disappointed in the gardens. After looking through her herbarium book (there is a link through the Harvard Univ website for a digitalized view of this magnificent collection) I was expecting to feel some inspiration through the property gardense house and staff were great but I suppose I was looking for something along the gardens and didn't quite feel it. Then I bought Marta McDowell's book used as I don't think it is bei [...]

    4. Poiema

      A lovely gift for a gardening friend, or someone who wants to further explore the setting in which Emily Dickinson wrote her poems. What could make a better combination than gardening and poetry?

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