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The essential earthman / Henry Mitchell.

by Mitchell, Henry

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

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

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB455.3 .M57 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1433299M
      ISBN 100395686326
      LC Control Number93044884

      Get this from a library! The essential earthman. [Henry Mitchell] -- Essays extol the seasons, gardens, and the natural world, and include observations and advice on gardening. Henry Mitchell came to his subject with reverence, passion, humor, and a contagious enthusiasm tempered only by his sober knowledge of human frailty. The Essential Earthman is for all who love gardening—even those who only dream of doing it. Category: Gardening Henry Mitchell On .

      The Essential Earthman: Henry Mitchell on Gardening [Paperback] Henry Clay Mitchell (Author) This first collection of Henry Mitchell’s garden columns was one of those instant classics, a book which quickly earned a permanent place on thousands of bedside tables. Though written for the Washington Post, these tales of the city garden travel well. The Essential Earthman Henry Mitchell on Gardening This guide features practical advice about varieties of plants, as well as on lawns, trees and vegetables. It also contains unconventional observations on the practice of gardening.

        This book and its predecessors, "The Essential Earthman" and "One Man's Garden," largely consist of Mitchell's columns from The Washington Post, but they approach serious literature in their wonderful use of the English language and their warm-hearted and optimistic attitudes toward living.5/5(5). Henry Mitchell, who died in , was a long–time columnist for the Washington Post and the author of two famous gardening books, The Essential Earthman and One Man’s Garden. Reviews ““These essays have such charm and perfection of style that reading them gives me a greater sense of well-being than the pills I occasionally take for my back.


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"Mitchell mixes practical advice, encouragement, philosophic consolation and wit. He is the neighbor you wish you could talk to over the back fence." — House and Garden. 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(4).

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"Mitchell mixes practical advice, encouragement, philosophic consolation and wit. He is the neighbor you wish you could talk to over the back fence." --House and Garden.

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vegetables, growing in a “pot” or the “earth ground”, and growing in regions other than zone 5 /5(16). The Essential Earthman: Henry Mitchell on Gardening is a Bookworm 20 book. Author (1): Henry Mitchell.

Hardcopy edition: Publish date: June Published by: Peter Smith Publisher This book arrived this past winter from a lovely cottage neighbour who lives south of the border (Can/US).

It is a collection of articles from a columnist in. Mitchell mixes practical advice, encouragement, philosophic consolation and wit. He is the neighbor you wish you could talk to over the back fence." --House and Garden. Henry Mitchell was to gardening what Izaak Walton was to fishing.

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Mitchell mixes practical advice, encouragement, philosophic consolation and wit. He is the neighbor you wish you could talk to over the back fence." —House and Garden. Henry Mitchell was to gardening what Izaak Walton was to fishing.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mitchell, Henry, Essential earthman. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, © (OCoLC) The essential earthman: Henry Mitchell on gardening. [Henry Mitchell] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: A modern American gardening classic.

Contains a wealth of observations and original advice about plants. 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.The Essential Earthman by Henry Clay Mitchell.

Mitchell was a garden columnist for the Washington Post, and this book was the sharing of the many posts featured in his column. As a writer, Mitchell was down-to-earth and funny. As a gardener, Mitchell was down-to-earth and funny. This is why, for me, his book is a personal favorite. "Mitchell mixes practical advice, encouragement, philosophic consolation and wit.

He is the neighbor you wish you could talk to over the back fence." -House and Garden. 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.

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