OverviewA glorious celebration of Britain's most spectacular gardens, packed with inspiration for beautiful borders, colorful plants, growing herbs and vegetables, and creating interest with topiary, water, and architectural detailThe National Trust looks after some of the world's greatest gardens, and this glorious guide follows their progress through the seasons. From delicate spring blossom and carpets of bluebells at Emmets Garden in Kent, to luxurious mid-summer roses and wild meadows at Tyntesfield in Somerset, and from golden leaves and fiery autumnal landscapes at Stourhead in Wiltshire to winter topiary and snow-dusted statues at Chirk Castle in Wrexham, there is something for everyone in this beautiful book, whatever the season. Whether you enjoy visiting gardens, shaping your own outside space, or are simply an flower and plant enthusiast, this visual feast offers inspiration to everyone, and visits a wide range of gardens—from small herb and vegetable patches to sweeping landscapes.
Author BiographyHelene Gammack worked as sole gardener in a renowned plantsman's garden for 10 years, and has worked as a research assistant for the National Trust for the last two years. She is the author of Kitchen Garden Estate.