Miss Jekyll

portrait of a great gardener by Betty Massingham

Publisher: David & Charles in Newton Abbot, Devon, North Pomfret, Vt

Written in English
Published: Pages: 195 Downloads: 588
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  • England
  • Subjects:

    • Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932,
    • Gardeners -- England -- Biography,
    • Landscape architects -- England -- Biography
    • Edition Notes

      StatementBetty Massingham.
      LC ClassificationsSB470.J38 M3 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination195 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages195
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2796424M
      ISBN 100715357573
      LC Control Number83225706

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Miss Jekyll has succeeded not only in so charmingly showing us what she has planned and accomplished in her Surrey garden, but in giving a great impulse toward the finest art of gardening — gardening as a fine art. We hear it said: "Miss Jekyll's books are written for England, and the English climate and conditions.". A splendid book [and] the last word on Gertrude Jekyll's gardens for years to come. Country Life Read full review. A wonderfully inclusive portrait--in a book for scholars and students alike, Miss J could have hoped for no better advocate. Gardens Illustrated Read full review. Using a chapter for each month of the year (as Miss Jekyll did in her first book ``Wood and Garden,'' ), Hobhouse covers the blossoming times, color, and arrangement of Jekyllian plants.   The Diabolical Miss Hyde: An Electric Empire Novel - Ebook written by Viola Carr. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Diabolical Miss Hyde: An Electric Empire Novel/5(14).

  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (), dir. Rouben Mamoulian. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Fredric March in the dual title role, this is the best straight-adaptation Stevenson’s story, hemming sort-of-closely to the book with extra elements brought in from Thomas Russell Sullivan’s stage production and a frankness typical of films made before the stringent censorship guidelines Author: Craig Hubert. Miss Jekyll's Gardening Boots Sir William Nicholson Credit: Tate The first step in an acquisition is to have experts confirm provenance, value and condition.   Directed by Walerian Borowczyk. With Udo Kier, Marina Pierro, Patrick Magee, Gérard Zalcberg. In 19th century London, a sex maniac sneaks into the engagement party of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Miss Fanny Osbourne, turning the event into a nightmarish whirlpool of murder and debauchery/10().   Thinking of enjoying a nice hot cup of tea while reading a good book? Look no further! We have a paperback copy of The Diabolical Miss Hyde to give away, plus two ounces of Fava Tea’s Duchess of Earl tea, a rather saucy tea diffuser, and a purple dragonfly bookmark. The Diabolical Miss Hyde by Viola Carr is a steampunk adventure featuring Dr. Eliza Jekyll, a police detective and .

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 2. The Diabolical Miss Hyde is one of those cases where the book itself is nice and creative, but you're just not feeling it. I mean, a gender-bender Dr. Jekyll and Mr.

Hyde should "I want you to meet your new sister, he'd said that night, as she trembled, the hot sweet scent of elixir watering her thirsty mouth/5. Gertrude Jekyll ) was an influential British horticulturist, garden designer, artist and writer.

She created over gardens in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, and wrote over 1, articles for magazines such as Country Life and William Robinson's The by: 4. Gertrude Jekyll became iconic and was the subject of many reference materials too. Books were created detailing her life and her artistic gardening techniques.

Some authors that wrote about her and her works are Sally Festing, Judith Tankard, and Richard Bisgrove. The Diabolical Miss Hyde, by Viola Carr and the first book in the Electric Empire series, introduces Dr. Eliza Jekyll, daughter of the infamous Dr. Henry Jekyll, as a crime scene examiner in a steampunk-infused Victorian London.

Eliza is faced with her most disturbing case yet – unmasking a murderer known as the “Chopper” as he or she. Gertrude Miss Jekyll book is the subject of a new BBC Radio 4 profile, which includes an interview with Country Life's Gardens Editor Kathryn Bradley-Hole.

Here, we present some extraordinary and rare photographs of Miss Jekyll’s garden at Munstead Wood near Godalming, courtesy of the Country Life Picture Library. The pictures were taken inwhen the great Miss Jekyll was at the height of her.

4 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde undemonstrative at the best, and even his friendship seemed to be founded in a similar catholicity of good-nature. It is the mark of a modest man to accept his friendly circle ready-made from the hands of opportunity; and that was the lawyer’s way.

His friends were those of his own blood orFile Size: 1MB. Gertrude Jekyll (/ Miss Jekyll book dʒ iː k əl / JEE-kəl; 29 November – 8 December ) was a British horticulturist, garden designer, craftswoman, photographer, writer and artist.

She created over gardens in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, and wrote over 1, articles for magazines such as Country Life and William Robinson's The Garden. Died: 8 December (aged 89), Munstead Wood. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde is a British-Canadian-American comedy Miss Jekyll book starring Tim Daly, Sean Young and Lysette film is based on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic horror novel Strange Case of Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. story takes place in modern times and concerns a bumbling chemist who tampers with his great-grandfather's formula, accidentally transforming himself into a Music by: Mark McKenzie. Miss Jekyll's instructions are still worth following in Martin Wood's The Unknown Gertrude Jekyll, says Jill Sinclair Jill Sinclair Fri 16 Jun Author: Jill Sinclair.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Massingham, Betty. Miss Jekyll. Newton Abbot, Devon ; North Pomfret, Vt.: David.

Miss Jekyll tackled Botany and its potentially difficult language head on and with humour. “My amusing, and is quite simple and easy.

Botany means classification of plants; when you know my sort of botany, then someday you will very likely want to learn botanists’ botany, but I don’t think it’s any use to you just now.”. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Devious Dr. Jekyll is the follow up to Carrs The Diabolical Miss Hyde in which the daughter(s) of Mr. Hyde are introduced. Sharing the same body are Dr. Eliza Jekyll, forensic investigator and physician, and Miss Lizzie Hyde, a gin swilling, crass speaking, unapologetic young woman/5.

Anyway, it was the famous American Garden architect Beatrix Farrand who finally secured the valuable garden plans. At the end of her life, Farrand donated Miss Jekyll´s books and papers to the University of California at Berkeley where they are now available for inspection.

The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter By Theodora Goss About the Book Mary Jekyll was just a young girl when her father died, but she was old enough to remember Mr. Hyde, his terrifying associate who fled the country after being accused of Edition: Reprint.

Miss Jekyll's name on the title page of any book concerning the kind of home that includes a garden is a guarantee that the reader will gain both information and delight. In short, this book is about opportunity, and its specific relationship to women’s bodies. Buy it Now Miss Mary Jekyll is the daughter of the esteemed Dr.

Henry Jekyll. Seuss series () Daughters of the Moon () Bartimaeus Trilogy () Bloodlines Series, Richelle Mead () Young Wizards (). Miss Jekyll by Massingham, Betty and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Diabolical Miss Hyde (Book): Carr, Viola: Dr.

Eliza Jekyll, haunted by her father's elixir that can transform her into wild and impulsive Lizzie Hyde, must solve the case of a London serial killer before her secret second self is revealed. (Nigella damascena) Hardy annual. If the foliage is like filigree, the star-like blooms are like smoky gems, in mellow jewel-tones of rose, sky blue, dark blue, and crystalline white.

A standard since at least the s, and still among the very finest la75%(4). Gertrude Jekyll (), created some gardens in the UK, Europe and America; her influence on garden design has been pervasive to this day.

She spent most of her life in Surrey, England, latterly at Munstead Wood, Godalming. She ran a garden centre there and bred many new plants. Some of her gardens have been faithfully restored, wholly. In the book and the exhibit, Munstead Wood is seen literally as Miss Jekyll saw it, in more than seven dozen photographs culled from the more than 2, that she took and processed in.

For Queen Victoria's Jubilee, when the RHS instituted the Victoria Medal of Honour, its highest award, for 60 horticultural greats, Gertrude Jekyll and Ellen were listed with 58 men: Miss Jekyll.

Page 11 - is a volume in the 'Country Life' Library, and it is almost sufficiently high commendation to say that the book is worthy of the journal. Miss JEKYLL'S aim has been to write and compile a book on Lilies which shall tell amateurs, in the plainest and simplest possible way, how most easily and successfully to grow the Lily — which, considering its great beauty, is not grown nearly to.

Gertrude Jekyll's Fairy Rose and the Essential Book I enjoy the writing of Miss Jekyll just as much as I adore her garden designs. Her beautifully constructed sentences offer a dependable guide to the placement of flowers. If I had to make a list of essential books for my garden library Colour in the Flower Garden by Gertrude Jekyll.

"Spinsters, Surveillance, and Speech: The Case of Miss Marple, Miss Mole, and Miss Jekyll", Journal of Modern Literature (): – ^ Beehler, Sharon A. "Close vs.

Closed Reading: Interpreting the Clues", The English Journal (): 39–   Directed by Oscar Rudolph. With Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Pamela Britton, Marlo Thomas. Mrs. Brown's niece, Paula Clayfield, comes for visit.

A former child prodigy, Paula has always relied on her brains to mask insecurities in her personal appearance. Despite her Plain Jane looks, Paula does have a boyfriend, Dr. Edgar Edgarton (her intellectual equal), with whom she has an "understanding /10(30). European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman By Theodora Goss About the Book Mary Jekyll and members of the Athena Club concluded their investigation into a series of murders only to have another case arrive in the form of a letter from Mary’s former governess, Mina : Gallery / Saga Press.

- Perhaps the best gardener of all time. She designed well over gardens all over the world. Her garden designs are studied and emulated to this day. See more ideas about Garden design, Garden and Beautiful gardens pins.

I came to know Gertrude Jekyll through my love of the cottage garden style. There is a cross-stitch of 'Miss Hathaway's Garden '[1] hanging in my great room directly in my line of sight so that I enjoy it every day, and this is what I want my gardens to be: a riot of color, seemingly unmanaged, but carefully planned.

Last year when there was discussion about starting a new Cottage Gardening.Miss Jekyll’s Daisy Grubber – the story of garden tools from scythes and scarecrows to George Bernard Shaw’s best spade. Our Glorious Gardens – the story of the garden told through five plants: the rose, lavender, apple, bean and a final surprise.