Great Gardens to Visit 2011 is the ninth edition of the full colour guide to gardens that are open to visit in the British Isles. The 2011 edition features more than 200 of the very finest British gardens. Divided into counties, each garden featured in the book is given a full page description with a brief history of the garden and details of the plants that are grown. Each garden has a fact file detailing the opening times, the admission charges, the facilties including disabled access. The location and the contact details of each garden including the web address and email are also included.
Tony Russell was Head Forester at Westonbirt Arboretum for thirteen years until 2002, before leaving to become a BBC garden writer and broadcaster. He has presented several TV series including Roots and Shoots, Garden Trail and Britain's Great Trees. He is a regular on BBC Radio 4's Gardener's Question Time and has written eight book, including his Finest Garden Series for Amberley.