Book Reviews


Places to Stay for Garden Lovers

Special Places to Stay in Britain for Garden Lovers is an essential buy if you love gardens and enjoy visiting other peoples gardens. If you can pull yourself away from your own garden for a few days what could be better than being able to wander around another garden in your own time without any crowds. Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay in Britain for Garden Lovers recommends over 100 places to stay, all with beautiful gardens including islands, estates […]


Book Review: Martius, Book of Palms 2

This large format book is a reproduction of Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius’s magnificent 19th century botanical study of palm trees; Historia naturalis palmarum: opus tripartitum (Natural History of Palms: a work in three volumes), published between 1823–1853.