book corner GARDEN INSPIRATION
three reads about creating a garden, as told by their owners and designers
1| Thenford: The creation of an english Garden michael and anne heseltine, £35, head of Zeus.
From neglected wilderness to cultivated formal garden and arboretum, this book traces the development of the Heseltines’ garden, which has been 40 years in the making.
2| Landscape of dreams: The Gardens of Isabel and Julian bannerman, £50,
The pimpernel press.
Weavers of garden fairy tales, the Bannermans revisit some of their best-known designs, from Hanham Court near Bath and Highgrove, to Wormsley in Buckinghamshire and Arundel Castle.
3| private Gardens of The mediterranean Jean mus and dane mcdowell,
Jean Mus’ personal tour of the sensual outdoor Mediterranean havens that he has designed, from lush coastal estates to peaceful countryside gardens.