Book review – gardening

Adachi Museum Garden, Yasugi, Japan (From The Japanese Garden)

Nothing’s coming up roses in the garden these days

11 November 2017 9:00 am

Emotional geography is now a recognised academic subject. Is emotional botany heading the same way? This is a year for…

The real gardeners’ questions answered

5 December 2015 9:00 am

Why is it that gardening in the public prints is so often treated as a fluffy subject for fluffy people?…

Scenes from the garden of The Hope

The quirkiest garden book Roy Strong has read in years

13 December 2014 9:00 am

Incredulity is rarely a word that crosses my mind when it comes to garden writing. This genre can, of course,…

This beautiful new history of Kew Gardens needs a bit of weeding

12 April 2014 9:00 am

Edward Bawden’s Kew Gardens is a beautiful book. Lovers of early 20th-century British art will find it hard to stop…

Recycling Sackville-West style

22 March 2014 9:00 am

Here’s a book co-authored by one dead woman and one living one. Sarah Raven is the second wife of Adam…