I was delighted when Jessica at Aurum Publishing offered me a copy of ‘The New English Garden’ by Tim Richardson to review. But then I thought, “no David! Don’t be so selfish – think of your readers.” And so, I have decided to forgo my copy in order that you might win one. Just how giving am I?
“In The New English Garden distinguished garden writer Tim Richardson discusses twenty-five significant English gardens made or remade over the past decade. Together these represent a coherent overview of what remains probably the most inventive garden culture in the world.
With stunning photography from Andrew Lawson, The New English Garden presents all that is most interesting and arresting about garden making in England at the start of the twenty-first century.”
The gardens include Christopher Lloyd’s and Fergus Garrett’s Great Dixter, Dan Pearson’s Armscote Manor, Tom Stuart-Smith’s Mount St John and Piet Oudolf’s Scampston Hall. Hmm, perhaps I should have just bagged myself a copy after all.
‘The New English Garden’ will be published in mid-September and will cost £40. If you would like to win a brand new, unthumbed, shiny copy, here’s what to do:
leave a reply/comment on this post saying that you wish to enter, nominate your favourite garden and write a few words about what makes it special. It needn’t be a famous garden; just one that you love. Don’t worry too much about your nomination; this is simply to make the entries more interesting. The closing date is midnight on Friday 20th September 2013. I shall draw the winner out of an actual (if grubby) hat and notify the winner by email. Sorry to say that you must be a UK resident to enter (or at least have a UK postal address to which the book can be posted).
This competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone for commenting.
The winner is … Natalie at The Yarn Yard. Congratulations!