The Land Gardeners Cut Flowers
A new, smaller hardback edition of this wonderful book by The Land Gardeners aka Bridget Elworthy and Henrietta Courtauld.
'Inspirational and practical' Sunday Times Best Gardening Books Of The Year
'Sumptuous' Gardens Illustrated
In this visual diary of a life in the garden, The Land Gardeners share their beliefs on the importance of soil health, introduce you to their favourite blooms and inspire you to create your own cutting garden with expert knowledge on how to grow and what to gather by season.
When Bridget Elworthy and Henrietta Courtauld established their firm Land Gardeners, which specialises in cut flowers, they revived the tradition of working with the land to produce abundant, seasonal flowers for use in decoration, design, and events. Yet, as beautiful and idyllic as their designs are, soil health and productivity are their main concerns. Beginning with their philosophy and origins as gardeners, The Land Gardeners provides vital information on everything you need to create your own cut-flower garden, from necessary tools and how to support health to what plants flourish in which seasons and advice on gathering, preparing, and arranging your blooms. In this gorgeous volume, the authors provide a plan for growing flowers in all four seasons.
As beautiful as it is informative, this book explores the joy of gathering cut flowers and the importance of surrounding ourselves with healthy, vital gardens.
Now based in the UK, Bridget Elworthy is originally from Marlborough, New Zealand.