I went to a little girl’s birthday party the other day. She wanted a book so I bought one for her. It was a pleasure doing so, cause like her, I’m also into books. I reckon they are great gifts. As we are rapidly approaching that time of the year, I thought I’d compile a garden book wish list for Xmas 2022.
Garden book wish list for Xmas 2022
The Seasonal Gardener, Creative Planting Combinations, by Anna Pavord.
Author Anna Pavord selects 60 ‘star plants’ – from iris to hostas – and pairs each with two perfect partners: shrubs, herbaceous perennials, bulbs, and annuals that no garden should be without. This classic book reveals how best to group plants in a garden to create a year-long display.
365 Days of Colour In Your Garden, by Nick Bailey
In 365 Days of Colour in Your Garden BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Nick Bailey shows you how to plant and manage your garden, whatever its size, to ensure year-round colour and interest. Initially explaining simple colour theory principles and how to apply them to your garden, the book goes on to highlight beautiful plants and planting combinations for every season no matter what type of garden you have.
Tree-spotting: A Simple Guide to Britain’s Trees, by Ros Bennett, Nell Bennett
This book provides an introduction to the hidden secrets and varied world of 52 British tree species. It explores how our relationship with trees can be very personal, and will bring you closer to the natural world around you.
Petersham Nurseries, by The Boglione Family
Over 20 years ago, Francesco and Gael Boglione decided to buy Petersham Nurseries, a small plant nursery behind their home, never thinking that it would go on to shape their lives in the most joyful and extraordinary ways.