Author(s): Monty Don
Monty Don spent six months visiting gardens all over the world for his groundbreaking and highly successful television series AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 GARDENS. During filming, he and the camera crew also spent time taking still photographs to record the extraordinary variety of gardens they visited. Many thousands of images resulted. This large-format, lavishly illustrated book presents the best of this unique archive. Featuring entirely new images, it captures the spirit of the gardens and celebrates the cultures and contexts in which they flourish. The sheer size and number of images allows an unforgettable progression of grand vistas and intimate details from all over the world.
'Drool-over tour of the world's most celebrated gardens: from Mexico to India. Intelligently written and packed with new photographs.' WOMAN & HOME 'A sumptuous book for a garden lover to treasure' SCOTTISH WOMAN 'a joyous celebration of green-fingered ingenuity.' CHOICE 'a wonderful variety of features from grand vistas to intimate details. With glorious pictures and a tactile flocked jacket' HOMES & GARDENS
Monty Don is one of the UK's most respected gardeners and gardening writers. Formerly the main presenter of BBC TV's GARDENER'S WORLD, he has been gardening correspondent for the OBSERVER since 1994. He is at the forefront of the environmental and organic gardening debate and is the new President of the Soil Association.