The great editor and grande dame of New England gardening, Katharine S. White, gives her opinion on dahlias in Encyclopedia of the Exquisite, but she loved this time of year here in Maine almost as much as she did full-blooming July, and for one reason—the seed catalogues. As she explained in her inaugural New Yorker [...]
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Posted by jessica on February 20, 2011
Encyclopedia of the ExquisiteEncyclopedia of the Exquisite, by author Jessica Kerwin Jenkins, is a lifestyle guide for the Francophile and the Anglomaniac, the gourmet and the style maven, the armchair traveler and the art-lover. It’s an homage to the esoteric world of glamour that doesn’t require much spending, but makes us feel rich. This blog continues the search for beauty started in the book...
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