We’ll start out with some links to background information on the two letter writers. I found a biography of Elizabeth Lawrence which is on a website dedicated to her. I also found biographical information on Katharine S. White, but it is on Wikipedia, so consider the source if there are any inaccuracies.
Want to know more? Consider these links:
North Caroline Historic Landmarks Commission website on Elizabeth Lawrence and her Charlotte garden.
A reminisce by Katharine S. White’s son, mostly about E.B. White but with some insights on Katherine.
Excerpts from “A Garden of One’s Own” by Elizabeth Lawrence.
And now, on to our reviews and posts about the book. We have some faithful club members posting along with some newcomers! Click on the link to get to each one.
Old Roses from “A Gardening Year” in New Jersey.
Jenn from “Garden Djinn” in Michigan
Tracy from “Outside” in Minnesota
Carol, your hostess, from “May Dreams Gardens” in Indiana
Colleen from “In The Garden Online” in Michigan
Barbee, from the “Garden at Crocker Croft” in Kentucky (who wrote something 3 years ago but agreed I could include it!)
Annie from The Transplantable Rose in Texas
Genie from “The Inadvertent Gardener” in Iowa
Sissy from “Got Serenity” in Illinois
Apple from “The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree” in New York
Windy, who posted at LibraryThing, go to message 14
El at Fast Grow the Weeds in Michigan
More posts added since first posting:
New member post from Vonlafin at Gardening with God in Indiana! Her blog is brand new and this is her second post.
Entangled at Tangled Branches in Virginia also posted a reivew of The Little Bulbs by Elizabeth Lawrence.
Gloria at Pollinators-Welcome in Illinois
Thank you all for participating, and especially to those of you who have faithfully participated since the beginning of the book club back in November. I need to go back through the 4 posts and make a list of who you are to give you special thanks.
If you posted your review after I published this post, no problem. This is all virtual, so just let me know and I’ll add you to the post. If I missed your post, please accept my apologies! As soon as you let me know, I’ll update with your link.
And now I leave you with this quote from Onward and Upward in the Garden by Katharine S. White:
“I have learned more about horticulture, plants, and garden history and literature from Elizabeth Lawrence than from any other one person”.