Letter from Gertrude Jekyll to William Robinson

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Written from Munstead, Godalming, [Surrey]. Manuscript

Robinson’s Woolson plants have arrived and are in good condition; she finds his plants arrive in as good condition as those from home nurseries or better due to his packing in damp sphagnum; Robinson will see a list of what he sent, good things in forties or fifties, but not yet all unpacked; her mother asks if Robinson will help plant them, partly as they are ‘quite quiet’; Robinson does not know them in winter, the garden beginning to wake up and rub its eyes, and he should see his new lawn; she asks if tomorrow would suit him; nobody has sent any yuccas