Bowles (1865-1954) is often called the greatest amateur gardener of his time. He was recognized as an authority on crocuses, daffodils, and snowdrops. This is the second volume in a trilogy exploring his garden throughout the year, and in it he chronicles the charms of roses, geraniums, peonies, and poppies, to name only a few.
The second book in a trilogy of gardening classics, My Garden in Summer continues E. A. Bowles's delightful and informative tour of his garden. First published in 1914.
Edward Augustus Bowles (1865-1954) was renowned as a gardener, plantsman, and author. His life's work was his garden at Myddelton House, which is now being restored to its original condition as a tribute to his memory. He was a prolific writer on gardening as well as an avid painter of botanical subjects. His “Handbook of Crocus and Colchicum” and “Handbook of Narcissus” are the standard works of reference for these plants, but he is best known for his popular books “My Garden in Spring, My Garden in Summer”, and “My Garden in Autumn and Winter”.
The author was a vice-president of the Roya