We have a fantastic list of books to look forward to in the next few months, with gardening featuring strongly as usual. Griselda Kerr's The Apprehensive Gardener: Managing Garden Plants (May) is wonderfully practical (and encouraging); Mary Keen's acclaimed Paradise and Plenty: A Rothschild Family Garden (June) is published in a luxurious paperback edition, while Michelle Mason's glorious Flower Market: Botanical Style at Home (April) brings the garden indoors.
Hugh St Clair's A Lesson in Art and Life: The Colourful World of Cedric Morris and Arthur Lett-Haines (June) is a long-overdue biography of a couple who were hugely influential across the spheres of art, gardening and cookery. And in the fascinating Virginia Woolf at Home (May), Hilary Macaskill explores the homes that inspired the writer, from her birthplace in London to Monk's House in East Sussex.
Also coming soon are Seeking Chicago: The Stories Behind the Architecture of the Windy City - One Building at a Time (March),Tom Miller's follow up to Seeking New York, which was the first book published by Pimpernel Press, back in 2015, and Writing Home (May), an intriguing collection of essays by the brilliant Polly Devlin, with a foreword by Dame Joan Bakewell.
While you're waiting for this fantastic line-up of books, this is the perfect moment to grab a copy of the award-winning Brilliant and Wild: A Garden from Scratch in a Year by Lucy Bellamy and Jason Ingram. Now in its second year, this wonderful book continues to inspire new gardeners everywhere (including in France and Germany, where we have sold translation rights).
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