A richly diverse selection from the original garden writings produced by the quarterly periodical Hortus over the last twenty-one years. 'Some of the best garden writing you could find anywhere.' Anna Pavord, The Independent 'Offering the finest garden writing in the English language.' The Daily Telegraph 'What a relief to read lean, sturdy sentences ...to see gardening as part of civilisation, bound up in commerce, science, art and literature.' The New York Times
David Wheeler is founder and editor of Hortus. He is the author of several books, a contributor to national newspapers and magazines and the editor of the anthology Hortus Revisited.