SECRET GARDENS OF EAST ANGLIA

Barbara Segall
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The 22 gardens selected for Secret Gardens of East Anglia celebrate the culture, beauty and diversity of the counties of Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex, and all deserve to be better known.

The big skies and the extraordinary light of East Anglia make it unlike anywhere else in Britain, and offer the most amazing natural conditions in which to create gardens.

Introduced by eminent East Anglian plantswoman Beth Chatto, the gardens appearing on these pages are brought to life by the award-winning author and photographer team of Barbara Segall and Marcus Harpur. From each garden we can learn about the creator’s style, their talent for exploiting the genius loci, and the specific challenges and rewards they have encountered.

Featured gardens include:
  • Columbine Hall – a moated garden with a series of green rooms
  • Helmingham Hall Gardens – a gem of a garden hidden in its own moated island
  • Kirtling Tower – a field of daffodils for a Tudor gatehouse
  • Raveningham Hall – exquisite planting in the RHS president’s private garden
  • The Manor House, Fenstanton – garden rooms on Capability Brown’s private estate
  • Ulting Wick – thousands of tulips against a backdrop of black wooden barns
  • Winterton Lighthouse – a lush yet restrained garden framing a lighthouse
  • Wyken Hall – vines and roses around an Elizabethan manor house
Tour even more magnificent English gardens with Secret Gardens of the Cotswolds and Secret Gardens of Somerset.
Series:
Format:
Format Hardcover Book 144 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780711238596
Size:
Size8.94 in x 10.63 in / 227.00 mm x 270.00 mm
Published:
Published Date September 7th, 2017
Barbara Segall
Barbara Segall is a well-known horticulturist and garden writer. Her work appears in a number of popular publications such as Gardeners World, The Garden, Kitchen Garden, Country Life, Your Garden and Country Living. She is also a regular contributor on garden subjects to the Times. She is editor of The Horticulturist, the quarterly journal of the Institute of Horticulture.
Marcus Harpur
Marcus Harpur began his career in book publishing before joining his father, Jerry, to form Harpur Garden Library in 1992. He is a contributing photographer to the RHS Garden Plant Selector and the Colourful Gardening series and principal photographer on titles such as How to Garden, Dream Gardens of England and The Winter Garden.George Plumptre is an author, journalist, and lecturer, acknowledged as an international authority on gardens and gardening. A former gardening correspondent for the Times, he has been Chief Executive of the National Gardens Scheme since 2010. He has lectured on a wide range of garden subjects in Britain, the USA, and South Africa, and has contributed articles to such publications as Country Life, Homes & Gardens, the Daily Telegraph, Architectural Digest (USA) and Conde Nast House & Garden (South Africa). George's gardening titles include Collins Book of British Gardens, The Latest Country Gardens, Garden Ornament, The Garden Makers, Great Gardens, Great Designers, Classic Planting and Royal Gardens of Europe.
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