Gardening By Proxy: Charles Barr

Leighton-Lady_in_a_Garden

The best way to get real enjoyment out of the garden is to put on a wide straw hat, dress in thin, loose-fitting clothes, hold a little trowel in one hand and a cool drink in the other, and tell the man where to dig.

Charles Barr

quoted in the New York Times, 11 July 1948
The illustration is ‘Lady in a Garden’ by Edmund Leighton, 1852-1922,  via Wikimedia.
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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