Win a Copy Of ‘The Splendour Of The Tree’

Here is the second of this month’s book giveaways.

The Splendour of the Tree

And what a smashing book it is too.  I would have nabbed a copy for review if I had the time to write one and my gardening book-shelves weren’t already overspilling.  ‘The Splendour of the Tree  was published two days ago by Frances Lincoln at £25.00.  This is what they have to say about it:

Written by Dr. Noel Kingsbury – a world-class expert on plants and the environment – ‘The Splendour of the Tree’ celebrates the wonder, mystery, beauty and utility of the tree. It pays homage to 100 key species of tree – chosen for their cultural, economic or historical significance and their importance in the natural world – and includes an indispensable cultivation section that advises on the care and selection of trees for the home garden. The lively text analyses the particular characteristics of each tree and the specific role that it plays within the ecosystem and human environment. Breathtaking, specially commissioned photography by Andrea Jones – one of the world’s foremost garden photographers – skillfully captures the nuances of every featured tree. From exquisite close-up detail shots to images of impeccable orchards in bloom, her photographs are both beautiful and informative.

If you’d like a chance to win a copy (and you have room on your shelves), here’s all you need to do:

leave a comment below saying that you wish to enter


(if you don’t do so already) follow ‘The Anxious Gardener’ blog, follow me on Twitter or like The Anxious Gardener Facebook page.  All three follow buttons are top right of this page.  (You can also enter by just following me on twitter and re-tweeting this post).

The closing date is midnight on 29th September 2014.

I’ll draw a name from my hat, notify the winner by email and add the result to the bottom of this post.  I’m afraid you must have a UK postal address to enter … or the use of one.  (The book can only be posted within the UK).

Good luck!


To order ‘The Splendour of the Tree’ at the discounted price of £20 including p&p* (RRP: £25.00) telephone 01903 828503 or email and quote the offer code APG231.

*UK ONLY – Please add £2.50 if ordering from overseas.


The competition is now closed and thanks to everyone for taking apart.  (As well as the entrants below there were a further 22 entries via Twitter).  And the winner is Meta.  Congratulations.

40 thoughts on “Win a Copy Of ‘The Splendour Of The Tree’

  1. I just stumbled upon your blog after googling ‘allium images ‘. I will follow you from now on as your blog posts are inspiring and just my cup of tea. I would love this book, the front cover alone is beautiful.


  2. Great idea – please include me in the draw. I really enjoy your posts – we can travel the journey with you! 😊


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