Here is a wealth of expert advice and practical know-how, presented through a year in the gardening life of one of Britain's most famous and admired gardeners. Month by month in his celebrated garden at Great Dixter, Christopher Lloyd displays his unrivalled knowledge of plants - how he grows them and how he designs his superlative plant combinations. This is also a book about experimentation, 'a strong element' of which Lloyd considers 'essential to the happiness of any enquiring gardener'. Laced with provocative statements to tease gardeners out of complacency, Christopher Lloyd's Gardening Year is essential reading for adventurous gardeners.
Christopher Lloyd has written a host of classics, including The Mixed Border, The Well-Tempered Garden, The Adventurous Gardener, In My Garden, The Year at Great Dixter and Gardener Cook and, with Beth Chatto, Dear Friend and Gardener. Christopher Lloyd is highly respected by gardeners around the world, and has been called 'the best informed, liveliest, most worthwhile gardening writer of our time'. He lives in Northiam, East Sussex,