Christmas at Hatchards: Gardening

Royal Gardens of the World

Mark Lane

£35

From the formal splendour Fontainebleau in France to the Baroque Royal Palace of Caserta in Italy, the Taj Mahal in India to the Peterhof Palace in Russia, this is a celebratory world tour of twenty-one gardens, all vividly described and stunningly photographed.

Cambridge College Gardens

Tim Richardson and Clive Boursnell

£40

Set amidst architectural splendour, the hallowed gardens of Cambridge are rich in history and horticulture. Richardson’s eloquence and Boursnell’s elegance allow the armchair visitor access to formal quadrangles and private walled-gardens, water meadows and roof-top oases.

On Psyche’s Lawn: The Gardens at Plaz Metaxu

Alasdair Forbes

£50

Inspired by poetry and painting, the Plaz Mataxu gardens in Devon have been thirty-years in the making. From the bowers, groves and woods to the lawns, lake, and fritillary meadows, we are transported by visions inspired by myth and literature to the land of Psyche herself.

 

RHS Do Bees need Weeds?

Holly Farrell and Gareth Richards

£14.99

If you need advice on how to garden in greener, more sustainable and eco-friendly ways then this is the book. With advice on insect-attracting plants, a project for building a wormery and a plan for all-year-round vegetable growing – the RHS has the answers.

 

To order any of these books, please telephone 020 7439 9921 or email books@hatchards.co.uk – we look forward to hearing from you!

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