W&N Gardening HB April £35.00 240pp Full colour illustrations 978 0 297 86935 1 eBook: £35.00 / 978 0 297 86936 8
‘For me, the joy in this garden is to share what I have created with others and to witness their reaction to each part of it’ – HRH The Prince of Wales
HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES Highgrove A Garden Celebrated
A celebration of one of the greatest gardens of our time, Highrove, now thirty years on. Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated is a commemoration of the beautiful, mature garden that the Prince of Wales started over thirty years ago. When Prince Charles bought Highgrove House in 1981, the surrounds consisted of a brown path that ran around the house, a lawn and a few thorn bushes. Now thirty years later, he has transformed the land adjoining the house into several exquisite gardens that embody his gardening ideals and organic principles. With help from some of Britain’s finest designers, including The Marchioness of Salisbury, Rosemary Verey, Miriam Rothschild and Sir Roy Strong, the Prince of Wales has created highly individual gardens that have now reached maturity. As the months pass, the gardens at Highgrove change dramatically. Wandering through each part of this astounding garden through the seasons, The Prince of Wales, along with Bunny Guinness, describes the thinking behind each garden, the mistakes and the triumphs, and his plans for the future. Lavishly illustrated with photographs that capture both the scope and detail of each garden, Highgrove will delight and inspire both gardeners and horticulturalists at every level. HRH The Prince of Wales first arrived at Highgrove in the 1980s. Since then, His Royal Highness has cultivated a garden based on organic principles, reflecting longstanding concerns relating to global sustainability.
Location: London and Gloucestershire www.princeofwales.gov.uk www.highgrovegardens.com @ClarenceHouse / @HighgroveGarden
Non-Fiction/Gardening • April 2014