In Veronica's Garden - Margaret Cadwaladr
In Veronica's Garden is the true story of a garden and the larger than life personality of its creator. This is a social history of the Milner Garden in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, a stunningly beautiful garden nestled into the Canadian West Coast Douglas-fir forest. The book traces the life of Veronica Milner, the creative force behind the garden. Born into the Edwardian British aristocracy, she was related to Winston Churchill and Diana, Princess of Wales. As a young bride, she moved to an Irish castle. When widowed after an unhappy marriage, she remarried and moved to Canada where she built a garden in the style of Victorian garden writer William Robinson. Visitors to the garden included royalty. Malaspina University-College was gifted the garden in 1996. Published by Madrona Books and Publishing 2002. Signed by the Author. Very good condition, remnants of some sticky tape on back cover, otherwise clean throughout in near fine condition. Very well written and researched book, with charming photos.