The Resource A history of gardening in New Zealand, Bee Dawson

A history of gardening in New Zealand, Bee Dawson

Label
A history of gardening in New Zealand
Title
A history of gardening in New Zealand
Statement of responsibility
Bee Dawson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An Englishman's home is his castle, but for the first European settlers who came to New Zealand, their first priority was to create a productive and, later, ornamental garden. Bee Dawson traces the development of gardening in New Zealand, from the Maori gardens of pre - and early contact times through the optimistic efforts of missionaries and the other early settlers, the magnificence and productivity of the Victorians and Edwardians and the Dig for Victory campaigns of the 1940s. Illustrated throughout with historic photographs, paintings and ephemera, Dawson's lively writing style brings to life the successes and failures and the sense of achivement felt by New Zealand gardeners through the years, as they coaxed plenty and beauty from a new earth. This book is both beautiful to look at and a delight to read." -- Publisher description
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
635.0993
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A history of gardening in New Zealand, Bee Dawson
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A history of gardening in New Zealand, Bee Dawson
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Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
13210960
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9781869621568
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TAU146174
  • (NLNZils)1372357
  • (OCoLC)558593776
  • (Nz)13210960

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