I was delighted to see Alicia Whitaker’s wonderful review of Heroes of Horticulture in the North American Rock Garden Society Journal, a/k/a Nargs! Best of all, she quoted the hilarious limerick Frank Cabot wrote called The ARGS Hymn or The Alpine Gardeners Lament. Alicia is the President of the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons which …
I am thrilled to report that Fine Arts Connoisseur (January/February 2019) just out has a wonderful article about my book, Heroes of Horticulture: Americans Who Transformed the Landscape. How wonderful to have this highly prestigious, international publication that focuses on the fine arts, usually limited to paintings, drawing and sculpture, appreciate the underlying art theme …
Judith B. Tankard has written a wonderful review in her American Book Notes in the British quarterly, Hortus, a Gardening Journal in the Autumn 2018 issue. Here is her review and she has also included on the next page the glorious Aerial view of Central Park from my book.
A wonderful review by Mary Ann Newcomer in the September/October 2018 issue of The American Gardener, The Magazine of the American Horticultural Society.
A positive review in the September issue of Choice Connect recommends my book for all readers. The review closes by saying: “Copiously illustrated and engagingly written, this book is a delight to read and brings much-deserved attention to a group of garden heroes.”
Happy to be included in Michael Dirda’s summer book list with such a wonderful description. Read it here.
It is wonderful to have Rosemary Verey: The Life and Lessons of a Legendary Gardener included in the published list of the Top Ten Garden Books for 2013. See it on the popular gardening blog and website at www.TheGardenInterior.com.
I was delighted to see my book mentioned in the Yale Law Report, not usually inclined to mention books on a horticultural topic. But as I am a graduate of the Yale Law School, they were kind to include me in their list of alumni publications.
Judith Tankard kindly invited me to give a book talk for the Beatrix Farrand Society this past summer on Mt. Desert in Maine and has written a warm review for the Society’s News, describing the book as “one of the most enjoyable books for sheer reading pleasure!” Thank you so much Judith. …
Nice to have the book reviewed in Historic Gardens Review. The reviewer, Alice Crabb, concludes with “Robinson’s crisp narrative emphasises that in spite of the showbiz element (Elton John was one high-profile client) Verey’s work should not be forgotten and was underpinned by considerable scholarship.