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My Secret Garden: A Personal Tour of My Own Private Plot Alan Titchmarsh

My Secret Garden: A Personal Tour of My Own Private Plot

Alan Titchmarsh

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ISBN : 9781849900584
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192 pages
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Stunning photography and diary entries chart the stories behind the growth and development of Alan Titchmarshs own private gardenAfter moving from the Barleywood garden where he hosted BBC Gardeners World for seven years, Alan Titchmarsh set upMoreStunning photography and diary entries chart the stories behind the growth and development of Alan Titchmarshs own private gardenAfter moving from the Barleywood garden where he hosted BBC Gardeners World for seven years, Alan Titchmarsh set up home in an old farmhouse a few miles down the road, and went about planting his own private eden away from the public eye. In this new diary Alan finally reveals all about this secret garden, explaining with his trademark warmth the personal stories behind its design and evolution. Accompanied by beautiful photographs taken by Jonathan Buckley throughout the five years in which the garden has been made, this records allows readers access to all of the successes and failures of this diverse and ambitious project. Comprising many different styles and spaces—from an acre of formal beds and ponds to wildflower meadows and a stunning winter garden—Alans tales of development and cultivation will be applicable to all gardeners. With his plot of land encompassing raised vegetable gardens and fruit trees, a handsome greenhouse, and wildlife-friendly plantings, gardeners of all styles and levels of expertise will find something to enjoy. Driven by Alans infectious and informative style, this book is fascinating, amusing, and inspiring.