Century of Gardeners

Great little reference book describing the makers of great British gardens. If still available for purchase, great addition to the bookshelf.

Designing with Plants

Great practical guide to Dutch wave/Praire planting style, palettes (form, leaves and colour), designing schemes (combining plants, structure, positioning, natural planting), insights to creating moods…

Colour for adventurous gardeners

Brilliantly opinionated, Christopher Lloyd knows his colour. This book is a must, constantly questioning why we don’t make more use of bold colour and daring…

The Bold and Brilliant Garden

Does what it says on the tin. Great practical book on how to inject more colour into the garden with lovely photographs by Jonathan Buckley.…

The Bad Tempered Gardener

Wonderfully witty account of the development of a gardener and garden in the Welsh borders; Veddw, created by Anne and her husband, Charles Hawes. Anne…

Painterly Plants

Combined with the artistic references, factual historical evidence, and related (botanical) content, Foster reveals the captivating history of the; Auricula, Hippeastrum, Fritillary, Nerine, Narcissus, Camelia,…