The Master Gardener A Biography of T. R. Garnett


Tommy Garnett, creator of the famous Garden of St Erth at Blackwood, Victoria, became one of Australia’s best-known garden writers, a rational crusader for plants, gardens and gardeners, birds, nature conservation and the environment. Few of his devoted readers knew anything of his life before the garden – the experiences that informed the wise, crisp, erudite, playful newspaper columns and books. Half of his long life – he died in 2006 aged 91 – was as an Englishman, half as an Australian. He was an innovative, controversial, successful head of two world-famous schools, England’s Marlborough College and Australia’s Geelong Grammar. Had he been a snob he could have boasted of read more

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ISBN:

9781743793824

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

432

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

RRP:

$60.00

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 February 2018

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Andrew Lemon