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New Books – July 2019

July 5, 2019
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We have four exciting new books available to buy in our online shop.

A Year in my Garden by Jacqueline van der Kloet

This book takes the reader on a tour of the garden and landscape designer’s garden in 12 chapters. It offers an insight into what is involved in maintaining a garden throughout the year to keep its beauty month after month.

About the author

Jacqueline van der Kloet is a garden and landscape designer with a vast knowledge of plants and plant combinations, especially combinations of perennials and bulbs. This specialism leads to regular requests for her to work on major projects at home and abroad.

Members Price: £28.00

Regular Price: £35.00


Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast by Laura Cotterman et al.

This is a must-have reference for hikers, naturalists, gardeners and anyone who wants to know more about the region’s diverse flora. There are more than 1,200 species included, both native and naturalised non-native, in this comprehensive guide.

About the authors

Laura Cotterman has worked as both a professional botanist and editor. Previously, she has worked as a botanist/data manager for the North Carolina Natural Heritage Program and as publications co-ordinator for the North Carolina Botanic Garden (NCBG).

Damon Waitt has a PhD in Botany from the University of Texas, an MS in Botany from Louisiana State University and a BS in Biology from Tulane University. He is responsible for overall leadership and management of NCBG.

Alan Weakley is a plant taxonomist, community ecologist and conservationist specialising in the south-eastern US. Since 2002, he has served as director of the University of North Carolina Herbarium, a department of NCBG.

Members Price: £15.00

Regular Price: £21.99

Shrubs by Andy McIndoe

A useful guide for gardeners on how to pick the right shrub for their space. From shrubs that suit challenging growing conditions to those chosen for their desirable characteristics, this guide has got you covered.

About the author

Andy McIndoe is a former managing director of Hillier Nurseries and Garden Centres in Hampshire. As a designer of the Hillier exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for more than 20 years, he has upheld the company’s unprecedented record of 68 consecutive gold medals. A woody plant expert, he is now a freelance speaker, writer and consultant.

Members Price: £17.50

Regular Price: £22.99


Temperate Garden Plant Families by Peter Goldblatt & John C. Manning

This book teaches the reader how to identify the most horticulturally important temperate plant families. Based on the most up-to-date research, Temperate Garden Plant Families spans the spectrum from Acanthaceae to Zingiberaceae. It reflects the current scientific consensus on the family status of the most popular garden genera.

About the authors

Peter Goldblatt is a leading expert on Iris, having spent his life studying its taxonomy and evolution. He is the author of many scientific papers and books.

John C. Manning is a senior specialist scientist at the South African National Biodiversity Institute. He is the author of several wildflower guides for the South African region.

Members Price: £26.00

Regular Price: £34.99