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The gardens at Highgrove evoke intense emotion. In January, the dramatic light and early snowdrops of the Stumpery are exquisite; the glistening emerald lawns and tree blossoms in Spring lift the spirits with a promise of what is to come; in Summer, the longed-for delphiniums in the Sundial Garden stand proudly to attention and dramatic leaf colours welcome Autumn to the Arboretum as the harvesting in the Kitchen Garden begins. In Winter the structural elements of the garden have their moment of glory as the year comes to a close and the cycle of the seasons continues. Lavishly illustrated with photographs that capture both the light and detail of this magisterial space, this beautiful book will delight and inspire gardeners of every level. It is an exquisite celebration of garden design, passion and inspiration.
A superbly illustrated and engaging book. If you've not been there yourself, you'll feel as though you have when you've enjoyed this book. -- Alan Titchmarsh on The Garden at Highgrove Daily Express
This book had my eyes on stalks...The Prince is unstoppable...the garden thoroughly reflects its owner's passions, life, taste and sense of humour. And that is what a garden should be about. -- Stephen Lacey on The Garden at Highgrove Daily Telegraph
Publication date: 10/04/2014
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||10th April 2014|
|Author:||Charles, Prince of Wales, Bunny Guinness|
|Publisher:||Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography, Home & Garden, The Real World,|
|Categories:||Gardens (descriptions, history etc),|
HRH The Prince of Wales' interests encompass a range of humanitarian and social issues: he founded The Prince's Trust in 1976, sponsors The Prince's Charities, and is a patron of numerous other charitable organisations. He has long championed organic farming and sought to raise world awareness of the dangers facing the natural environment, such as climate change. Bunny Guinness is a chartered landscape architect and has been a regular panellist on the long-running BBC Radio 4 programme GARDENER'S QUESTION TIME for 15 years. She also writes a weekly column in the SUNDAY TELEGRAPH.More About Charles, Prince of Wales, Bunny Guinness