GREENING, Edward Owen. 11388



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Robinson, discussing the opening of the Industrial Flower Show 4 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Oak Lawn, Belmont Grove, Lee, Kent, but from The Garden Office, 9 May 1899. Edward Owen Greening, author of The Co-Operative Traveller Abroad (1888), books on gardening, etc. He was the subject of a biography in 1923: Edward Owen Greening; A Maker of Modern Co-operation. “I will send you tomorrow a copy of Earl Grey’s Address which was reprinted & published by the Labour Association. You will see how he advises our working-men cooperators to establish recreation grounds. What I am sure you could do with great service would be to explain the principles upon which they may furnish themselves with Gardens of True Taste both individually and Collectively.”