Hedge Britannia: A curious history of a British obsession
Publish date: May 10th 2012
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
One of classic quirky books that the British do best. Part gardening book, part history, part social history and written by a slightly mad author
BOTWblurb - The checkerboard pattern of lowland Britain as seen from the air reveals a history of boundaries and enclosures. The author's childhood weekends were spent contributing to this millennia old obsession for tidy borders by clipping the hedges of his parents suburban garden. Over the course...