24868 SOUTHAM, Susan:
VELVET PEARS. Gardening by the Seasons at Foxglove Spires.
Murdoch Books,Millers Point,2009.
4to. pp.296.profusely illustrated throughout.Very Good hardcover with wrap around titled band
As a young bride Susan Southam moved into a little weatherboard cottage sheltered by huge Norfolk pines at the foot of a purple mountain.Over the next twenty five years she transformed four hectares of bare paddock into a romantic garden plated in the English style.Here at Foxglove Spires one of Australia’s best loved gardens,Susan celebrates the romance and beauty of a country life,following the rhythm of the seasons as she creates beautiful rooms in her house and garden. A beautiful, magical and romantic book.