Edwardian (Horti)culture 8: The Rebellious Gardener

'The Gardener's Daughter' by Charles Conder, 1902-3 (Manchester City Galleries)

‘The Gardener’s Daughter’ by Charles Conder, 1902-3 (Manchester City Galleries)

‘How I loathe being ill! How I fight it, rebel against it, garden up to the very last moment and get up tottering to go out and replant the violet bed’ (Mrs Leslie Williams, A Garden in the Suburbs, 1901).

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