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Henry Mitchell on gardening

by Mitchell, Henry

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Gardening.,
    • Gardening -- Washington Region.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHenry Mitchell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB455.3 .M574 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL688358M
      ISBN 100395878217
      LC Control Number97035353
      OCLC/WorldCa37748472

        Henry Mitchell was simply the best garden writer this country has ever produced. As Allen Lacy writes in his introduction to this, the final collection of Mitchell's gardening essays, "In a time when most garden writing was lethally dull and as impersonal as a committee report, Henry Mitchell . Henry Mitchell was simply the best garden writer this country has ever produced. As Allen Lacy writes in his introduction to this, the final collection of Mitchell's gardening essays, “In a time when most garden writing was lethally dull and as impersonal as a committee report, Henry Mitchell Brand: HMH Books.

      Missing Henry Mitchell refers to the garden writing world’s loss of Henry Mitchell, who wrote the gardening column in the Washington Post for nearly twenty-five years prior to his death in I didn’t come to gardening myself until a year or two after that, so I never had the pleasure of anticipating in real time his next insightful observation or clever turn of phrase. One Man's Garden - Ebook written by Henry Mitchell. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read One Man's Garden.

      "A Mariner book." "A Frances Tenenbaum book." "The material in this volume originally appeared, in slightly different form, in the Washington post"--Title page verso. Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Other Titles: On gardening: Responsibility: Henry Mitchell ; with an introduction by Allen Lacy. Buy The Essential Earthman: Henry Mitchell on Gardening by Henry Clay Mitchell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:


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Henry Mitchell on gardening by Mitchell, Henry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Henry Mitchell, who died in Novemberwas one of America's most beloved garden writers. He was especially famous for his weekly "Earthman" columns in the Washington Post.

Allen Lacy is professor emeritus of philosophy at Stockton College and the author or editor of ten books on gardening/5(16). Henry Mitchell was to gardening what Izaak Walton was to fishing.

The Essential Earthman is a collection of the best of his long-running column for the Washington Post/5(18). Henry Mitchell, who died in Novemberwas one of America's most beloved garden writers. He was especially famous for his weekly "Earthman" columns in the Washington Post.

Allen Lacy is professor emeritus of philosophy Henry Mitchell on gardening book Stockton College and the author or editor of ten books on gardening. He was the garden columnist for the WALL STREET JOURNAL for five years and for the Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Henry Mitchell on Gardening book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Gardeners disagree about many things—cannas, double petu /5(9). Many of his readers clipped and saved his columns. Henry Mitchell was the best garden writer in America, but he was more than that.

He was a master essayist. From the introduction by Allen Lacy. Henry Mitchell On Gardening () by Henry Mitchell. The Essential Earthman by Henry Mitchell (Houghton Miflin ) () is a wonderfully entertaining series of collected columns by the longtime gardening editor of the Washington Post. His writing is informative and thoughtful and never fails to teach.

He was regarded as a /5. “Henry Mitchell on Gardening” Initial thoughts While reading this book I realized that there is a big difference between growing flowers vs. vegetables, growing in a “pot” or the “earth ground”, and growing in regions other than zone 5 (book was zone 7)/5(16).

To say Henry Mitchell is the funniest gardening writer you're likely to encounter is to sell him short. Mitchell is quite likely one of the funniest writers you're likely to encounter, period.

If you happen to have an interest in gardening, all the better/5(20). Henry Mitchell was simply the best garden writer this country has ever produced. As Allen Lacy writes in his introduction to this, the final collection of Mitchell's gardening essays, "In a time when most garden writing was lethally dull and as impersonal as a committee report, Henry Mitchell was the great exception.

He was often funny.4/5(1). The reader may jump in at appropriate intervals, whether to savor sage advice or simply to ponder the musings of the thoughtful, impassioned gardening savant that was Henry Mitchell.

If ever one has battled the odds and tried to grow a less-than-hardy specimen outdoors, how wonderful it will be to feel the special kinship brought about by. Henry Mitchell is the author of The Essential Earthman ( avg rating, ratings, 18 reviews, published ), One Man's Garden ( avg rating, /5.

Henry Mitchell has 28 books on Goodreads with ratings. Henry Mitchell’s most popular book is The Essential Earthman: Henry Mitchell on Gardening. Henry Mitchell was simply the best garden writer this country has ever produced.

As Allen Lacy writes in his introduction to this, the final collection of Mitchell's gardening essays, “In a time when most garden writing was lethally dull and as impersonal as a committee report, Henry Mitchell was the great exception.

He was often funny. Henry Mitchell grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and attended the University of Virginia. Before joining the Washington Post inhe was a reporter on the Memphis Commercial Appeal and editor of the Delta Review.

In addition to the Sunday gardening column, "Earthman," he wrote the "Any Day" column which appeared each Friday in the Post (his collection of essays from that column () /5(3). Henry Mitchell was a columnist for the Washington Post for almost 25 years.

In his column "Earthman," he wrote of his own garden and his interactions with it. The best of these columns were adapted for his books, One Man's Garden, Henry Mitchell on Gardening, and The Essential Earthman. During his stint at the Post, he also wrote columns under.

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Henry Mitchell, columnist for the Washington Post, was a gardener, philosopher and writer extraordinaire. Take a few minutes to enjoy the lighter side of gardening.

ORDER Henry Mitchell on Gardening By Henry Mitchell Paperback Pages April   It's a book to read in the depth of winter and the heat of summer, in a spacious country garden or a tiny city yard, for beginning gardeners and old timers with permanently-stained hands.

There never has been anyone quite like Henry Mitchell on gardening, or on life, for that matter.5/5(5). Henry Mitchell on Gardening by Mitchell, Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Henry Mitchell on Gardening by Mitchell, Henry - AbeBooks.

"Henry Mitchell on Gardening," published inwas the writer's last book, regrettably. But nine years after its publication, its homey philosophy and unending practical advice about gardening have lost none of their zing and crackle.5/5(5). Henry Mitchell, 69, a Washington Post writer who illuminated the triumphs and disappointments of the human condition through columns about gardening and everyday life, died yesterday at his home.Henry Mitchell is one of my absolute favorite garden writers.

He not only provides excellent information but writes about gardens, gardening--and gardeners--in an unforgettable and utterly delightful way. This is a wonderful book. Positive: egm: Onegm wrote.Henry Mitchell on Gardening (Book): Mitchell, Henry: Gardeners disagree about many things -- cannas, double petunias, the color magenta -- but on one subject they are unanimous.

Henry Mitchell was simply the best garden writer this country has ever produced. As Allen Lacy writes in his introduction to this, the final collection of Mitchell's gardening essays, In a time when most garden.