Mrs. Whaley and Her Charleston Garden

Mrs. Whaley and Her Charleston Garden

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In conversation with William Baldwin. Emily Whaley's garden on Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina, may be the most visited private garden in the country. And no wonder. It is the life's work of a vibrant, sociable, opinionated, determined, forceful woman who has spent the last eighty-five years cultivating whatever life offered her. MRS. WHALEY AND HER CHARLESTON GARDEN captures and preserves Emily Whaley's distinctive voice and braces us with a clear understanding of how one might cultivate a practical personal philosophy alongside one's garden. "An ageless and captivating visit." --Publishers Weekly; "South Carolina gardener grows into phenom." --USA Today, cover story; "Emily Whaley is wonderful, both in and out of her garden."--Rosemary Verey, author of THE AMERICAN WOMAN'S GARDEN. As seen on CBS Sunday Morning. Now in its 6th printing.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, c1997.
ISBN: 9781565121157
1565121155
Branch Call Number: 921 W5515
Characteristics: xii, 233 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Additional Contributors: Baldwin, William P.

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May 21, 2015

Charming. Timeless. Good life advice. Read this before visiting Charleston and passed by the house. Have since purchased book for my collection as well as Mrs. Whaley's cookbook!

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