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April 14, 2012 @ 8:33 pm | Filed under: Books

Elizabeth Lawrence to Katharine White, September 1960, about her upcoming book:

The publisher is Harper, and the book is Gardens in Winter. Caroline Dormon did the most beautiful drawings for me….It took Caroline two years to do them, as I had to send her many of the bulbs and plants, and she had to grow them first.

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From:
Two Gardeners: A Friendship in Letters, edited by Emily Herring Wilson

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  1. Oh I love this! Had to grow them first … Well yes, I daresay!