The 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 a 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.
Helene Gammack is an MA graduate in Garden History, with a particular interest in self-sufficient estates. She has a life-long interest in gardens and a thorough knowledge of practical horticulture, having worked as sole gardener in a renowned plantsman's garden for ten years. She has worked as a research assistant for the National Trust for the last two years.