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by Celia Thaxter
Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835-1894) was born in Portsmouth, NH. When she was four, her father became the lighthouse keeper on White Island in the Isles of Shoals. has been added to your Cart.
Celia Laighton Thaxter (1835-1894) was born in Portsmouth, NH. After resigning his post eight years later.
Celia Laighton Thaxter (June 29, 1835 – August 25, 1894) was an American writer of poetry and stories. For most of her life, she resided with her father on the Isles of Shoals at his Appledore Hotel. How she grew up to become a writer is detailed in her early autobiography (published by St. Nicholas), and her book entitled Among the Isles of Shoals.
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Celia Thaxter, the author of this book, takes the reader on an amazing journey through every phase of tending her beloved garden on Appledore Island.
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September 10th was a gloomy, overcast, but dry and comfortable day.
But there was also an air of maturity, a matronly being nodding in the crisp fall breeze assuring me she's been this way before, and it's ok. She'll rest now.
By CELIA THAXTER Write a book about it and tell us how it is done, that we ma. .
With pictures and illuminations by. Childe hassam. Year after year the island garden has grown in beauty and charm, so that in response to the many entreaties of strangers as well as friends who have said to me, summer after summer, "Tell us how you do it! Write a book about it and tell us how it is done, that we may go also and do likewise," I have written this book at last. Truly it contains the fruit of much sweet and bitter experience. Of what I speak I know, and of what I know I have freely given.
An Island Garden book. A lovely book with beautiful descriptions of her garden.
Reading An Island Garden by Celia Thaxter has become a yearly ritual for me, to inspire and . Written in 1893, the year before her death, Celia Thaxter takes the reader on a descriptive journey through every phase of tending her beloved garden on Appledore Island
Reading An Island Garden by Celia Thaxter has become a yearly ritual for me, to inspire and prepare me for yet another hopeful year of gardening. Ms. Thaxter's intimacy with the pleasures and plagues of each variety of perennial, biennial or annual she grows (mostly of the old-fashioned varieties) is astounding. Written in 1893, the year before her death, Celia Thaxter takes the reader on a descriptive journey through every phase of tending her beloved garden on Appledore Island. Situated among the Isles of Shoals, Appledore Island is located some ten miles off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
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