Category: Reviews

Seeds of Blood and Beauty:Scottish Plant Hunters

At our joint ‘Spring Lecture’ on 15 March 2018, with Friends of The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Author and journalist, Ann Lindsay, set out to explain ‘how a handful of Scots have hunted out and introduced into the West, more plants from around the world than all the other European Nations combined’. They were explorers as […]

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British Gardens in Time

As seen on the BBC, British Gardens in Time takes four iconic gardens – Stowe, Biddulph Grange, Nymans and Great Dixter – and provides a fascinating window into the creators and events that shaped them. The stories of their creation include obsession, escape, social ambition, political intrigue, heartbreak, bankruptcy and disaster.

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The New English Garden

In The New English Garden the leading garden writer Tim Richardson discusses twenty-five significant English gardens made or remade over the past decade. Together these represent a coherent overview of what remains probably the most inventive garden culture in the world.

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