Book Reviews

Review: Making for Home

''Making for Home’ is a tale of the Scottish Borders by art historian Alan Tait. It is at once hypnotic and ...

Hudson’s 2017 edition marks 30th anniversary

One of the most useful books I carry in my car is Hudson's Historic Houses & Gardens Guide and it has been an ...

Review: Natural Selection

On the cover of Dan Pearson's new book, 'Natural Selection' there is a quote: "When it sings, a garden will have ...

Review: Beth Chatto’s Shade Garden

In 2002 'Beth Chatto's Woodland Garden' was published and became a garden classic. Written by legendary planstwoman ...

Review: Villa Astor – Paradise Restored on the Amalfi Coast

William Waldorf Astor's love of Italy, its landscape, art and culture, featured in all the homes he possessed, ...

Review: Botanical Sketchbooks

I have always been in awe of those who can sketch, draw or paint botanical subjects. The precision and ...