The Gardens of England: Treasures of the National Gardens Scheme

An eloquent account of the evolution of what was predominantly gentry restricted past time of garden visiting, the gardens, and the development of the NGS. The book spans eight decades, divided into five different era’s starting from that initial glint in Wagg’s eye, to garden visiting as we know it in the new millennium. The chapters are cunningly composed by the high caliber team of; Elspeth Napier, Catherine Horwood, Vanessa Berridge, Leslie Gedded-Brown and Christopher Woodward.