The New Garden Paradise: Great private gardens of the world

02 November 2006


W. W. Norton & Co. Ltd, £30 (0-393-05939-1); Church Times Bookshop £27

This walled garden at Creagh, Ireland, shows how cottage gardens, with their unselfconscious mingling of plants, influenced the taste of the upper classes, starting with that of Gertrude Jekyll. From this large and lavish book with pictures of 35 gardens.

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