The Julia Child of gardening shares her own successes and failures in a beautiful new edition.
Beth Chatto has become one of the great gardening writers of our time and enjoys an international reputation. Sharing the hopes and successes - and sometimes failures - of her work, she reveals here what is really involved in maintaining a unique and flourishing garden.
Written from notes she kept, this engaging, often surprising book offers help on a whole range of topics.
Beth Chatto runs her own Garden and Nursery for Unusual Plants at Elmstead Market near Colchester. Winner of ten Gold Medals at Chelsea, she also holds the Royal Horticultural Society?s Victoria Medal of Honour and an honorary doctorate from Essex University for her services to horticulture. She is the author of a host of gardening classics and is also co-author of Dear Friend and Gardener, written with her long-standing friend and fellow gardener, Christopher Lloyd.