About the Author
Carol Klein is a much-loved author, television presenter and passionate plantswoman. Carol has been a regular presenter on the BBC's flagship gardening programme, BBC Gardener's World, for 24 years. She has been awarded six gold medals at the Chelsea Flower Show. Her four books for Mitchell Beazley, Grow Your Own Veg, Grow Your Own Fruit, Grow Your Own Veg Journal and Cook Your Own Veg have sold close to half a million copies and she's a regular contributor to Gardens Illustrated and Garden News. Her recent book, Life in a Cottage Garden, was the bestselling gardening book of 2011. Carol's Devon garden, Glebe Cottage, has become world famous for its glorious planting inspired by the rules of nature. Jonathan Buckley is a specialist garden and flower photographer who has worked closely with Carol Klein for many years, photographing her garden at Glebe Cottage. He has also collaborated with Christopher Lloyd, Sarah Raven and Alan Titchmarsh. His recent book projects include Sarah Raven's Wild Flowers and Carol's Life in a Cottage Garden. The Garden Media Guild has awarded him Photographer of the Year, Features Photographer of the Year and Single Image of the Year.