Glossy Gift Guide: Five of the Best Gifts for Gardeners

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The Secret Gardeners, The Private Sanctuaries of Britain’s Artists and Creators

Photographic portraits of 25 gardens which combine the owners passion and inspiration.
As for the gardeners, they include Cath Kidston, Prue Leith, Rupert Everett and Jeremy Irons. Victoria Summerly and Hugo Rittson Thomas,
(Quarto) £30stg.

Garden City, Supergreen Buildings, Urban Skycapes and the New Planted Space 

A manifesto on the benefits of biodesign, there are over 70 global projects presented in this book. It contains rich, unexpected ideas for incorporating more greenery into home and corporate life. Anna Yudina, (Thames & Hudson) £14.95stg.

Villa Astor

The legendary Italian villa of William Waldorf Astor – in his lifetime the richest man in the world – is a masterpiece of art, architecture, and design. The garden, with impressive views of the Mediterranean sea, is one of the most elegant in Italy. (Flammarion) £40stg.

The Mid-Century Modern Garden Capturing the Classic Style

Charting the mid-century modern movement with particular focus on Frank Lloyd Wright, this book shows how to incorporate timeless principles into modern homes and contemporary garden design. Ethne Clarke, (Quarto) £35stg.

Plant StyleHow to greenify your space

Trend alert; ferns are back in bathrooms as are devil’s ivy, with cacti filling up terrariums. More than an inanimate prop, plants soften interiors, turning homes into retreats. This book shows you how. Alana Langan and Jacqui Vidal, (Thames & Hudson) £14.95stg.

Penny McCormick

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