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Old Nectar free pdf Old Nectar is South Africa's most famous private garden and its creator and constant gardener, Una van der Spuy, takes us through it in this title, sharing a lifetime of knowledge and experience about gardening and plants. Una van der Spuy is one of South Africa's best-known gardeners, the author of nine gardening books, and the garden she has created at her home, Old Nectar, in the Jonkershoek Valley near Stellenbosch, has been visited and admired for decades. Now an irrepressible 97, still active and enthusiastic, Una van der Spuy has distilled a lifetime of knowledge and experience in this volume about her famous garden, which, as well as being a National Monument, features regularly in overseas books and magazines. This work, illustrated with some 200 photographs, shows off the several different gardens that make up Una van der Spuy's creation and provides a wealth of information that will help readers choose plants to suit their particular climatic conditions. It is a book to treasure- a tribute to a grand lady and her entrancing garden.

About Una van der Spuy

Una van der Spuy is a renowned gardener who purchased the property of Old Nectar in 1941 and in 1951 it was declared a National Monument, the only private garden to hold that honor in South Africa.

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Author : Una van der Spuy
Publisher : Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
Data Published : 01 April 2010
ISBN : 1770097562
EAN : 9781770097568
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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