Edwardian (Horti)culture 6: Depression and Disappointment

'A View from the Window at 6 Cambrian Road, Richmond' by Spencer Gore (The Fitzwilliam Museum)

‘A View from the Window at 6 Cambrian Road, Richmond’ by Spencer Gore (The Fitzwilliam Museum)

‘You must not, any of you, be surprised if you have moments in your gardening life of such profound depression and disappointment that you will almost wish you had been content to leave everything alone and have no garden at all’ (Mrs C. W. Earle, Pot-Pourri From a Surrey Garden, 1897).

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