Remarkably, by when Hellyer retired, the magazine had been in business for 83 years, but had only seen four editors and one of them lasted just two years. The cottage gardener Margery Fish was a columnist for the magazine in the s.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He carried on editing through World War II, even though paper restrictions had dramatically limited the size of the magazine. Shirley Hibberd — , T.
Send page to a friend Tweet views since 13th June Hellyer had joined the magazine in , and was charming, knowledgeable and hardworking. Early September write a review more events add an event.
During his years as editor he also contributed weekly to the Financial Times and regularly to Country Life and many other publications — and he wrote innumerable books. There were several times when Amateur Gardening was printed with blank white pages, because the printers refused to deal with pages that had been written by, or contained pictures from, people who were not members of certain unions.