A wonderful gift from a dear friend, client and fellow gardener. Written almost one and a half centuries ago, there is still much to be gleaned in terms of the knowledge and experience of gardeners past.
William Robinson's designs. Gertrude Jekyll's use of drifts. Graham Stuart Thomas' ground covers. Christopher Lloyd's exuberance of colour and my current favourite Monty Don.
I hope Bess (Elizabeth Walcott Kellogg) did enjoy the book and found inspiration between its covers
I will leave the final words to William Wordsworth.