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HORTUS  142 (Summer 2022)

HORTUS 142 (Summer 2022)

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‘Tradescant’s Diary’: Hugh Johnson; Adam Ford: ‘Our Garden Birds, No. 10: The Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocarpus major)’; Alison Sparshatt: ‘Haptic Herbs’; Ambra Edwards: ‘Grounded and Content: Tom Coward at Gravetye Manor’; Katie Campbell: ‘Things Are Looking Up: New Roof Gardens in the City of London’; Catherine Beale: ‘In Pursuit of Individuality: Perrycroft, Herefordshire’; Peter Dale: ‘Our Garden Colours: Silver & Gold’; Charles Nelson: ‘Threnody for a Chestnut Tree: Shadow’s Indian Horse Chestnut’; Patricia Cleveland-Peck: ‘The Warden Pear’; Tom Petherick: ‘From the Home Patch’; Sam Llewellyn: ‘Digging with the Duchess: The Red Wall’; Book Reviews: John West on RHS Roses: An Inspirational Guide to Choosing and Growing the Best Roses by Michael Marriott; Patricia Cleveland-Peck on The Plant Hunter’s Atlas: A World Tour of Botanical Adventures, Chance Discoveries and Strange Specimens by Ambra Edwards; Tim Longville on English Garden Eccentrics: Three Hundred Years of Extraordinary Groves, Burrowings, Mountains and Menageries by Todd Longstaffe-Gowan; Katie Campbell on The Doctor’s Garden: Medicine, Science and Horticulture by Clare Hickman; Rosemary Lindsay on Lucian Freud Herbarium by Giovanni Aloi; The Editor’s Occasional Book Bag: The Tree Experts: A History of Professional Arboriculture in Britain by Mark Johnston; The Story of Trees and How They Changed the Way We Live by Kevin Hobbs and David West; A Tree a Day by Amy-Jane Beer; Lilacs: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden by Naomi Slade and photographer Georgianna Lane; The Eighth Wonder of the World (Exbury Gardens Ltd, 2021) by Lionel de Rothschild (b. 1955) and Francesca Murray Rowlins; Borde Hill Garden: A Plant Hunter’s Paradise by Vanessa Berridge; The View from Federal Twist subtitled as ‘A New Way of Thinking About Gardens, Nature and Ourselves’ by James Golden; Gardens in My Life by Arabella Lennox-Boyd; Plants & Us: How They Shape Human History and Society by John Akeroyd (with Donough O’Brien and Liz Cowley; The Jungle Garden subtitled as ‘Taking the Houseplant Look Outside’ by Philip Oostenbrink; Front Cover: Summer’s Violet Perfume by Catherine Hyde.


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