SECRET GARDENERS

Subtitle Britain's Creatives Reveal Their Private Sanctuaries

Victoria Summerley
Price $50.00 / £35.00
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The Secret Gardeners is a WONDERFUL book.  Just beautiful. It will live, page open, on my coffee table.’ Prue Leith (one of the Secret Gardeners)

The Secret Gardeners is a captivating photographic portrait of the private gardening passions of 25 of the UKs foremost artists, designers, actors, producers, composers, playwrights, sculptors and musicians.

It includes composers Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh; oligarch Evgeny Lebedev; entrepreneur Richard Branson; architect Anish Kapoor; actors Jeremy Irons, Rupert Everett, Griff Rhys Jones and Terry Gilliam; chef Prue Leith; musicians Ozzy Osbourne, Nick Mason and Sting; playwright Julian Fellowes; film director Paul Weiland; and designers Kirstie Allsopp and Cath Kidston.

Accompanying meaty essays explaining the owners' inspiration and passion are stunningly-reproduced photographs revealing the beautiful gardens that the public rarely see.

Amongst these gardeners you'll find the plantaholics, the scene-changers, the view makers, the weeders, the hot-colour fanatics and those who use their garden to retreat from public life. 
Format:
Format Hardcover Book 272 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780711237636
Size:
Size9.76 in x 12.01 in / 248.00 mm x 305.00 mm
Published:
Published Date October 5th, 2017
Victoria Summerley

Victoria Summerley is an award-winning garden journalist and ex-editor of the Independent newspaper in the UK. She lives in Bibury, Gloucestershire, the village once described by William Morris as 'the most beautiful village in the Cotswolds'.

Hugo Rittson Thomas

Hugo Rittson-Thomas is one of the UK's leading portrait photographers. He started his career in the art world, studying at Central St.Martin's and Goldsmiths University of London, and took part in the landmark exhibition Temple of Diana alongside Tracey Emin at The Blue Gallery in 1999. In 2012 he was privately commissioned to photograph the Cotswolds gardens of Eyford House, Corwill Manor and Asthall Manor and has worked alongside acclaimed garden photographer Andrew Lawson.

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