Meadows: At Great Dixter and Beyond by Christopher Lloyd
Few people knew more about meadow gardening than Christopher Lloyd, who spent much of his long life developing the flowering tapestries in his garden at Great Dixter, creating scenes of great beauty and a place of pilgrimage for lovers of wildflowers and wildlife. In Meadows he imparted that lifetime's learning, exploring the development and management of meadow areas, explaining how to establish a meadow in a garden setting, describing the hundreds of beautiful grasses, bulbs and perennials and annuals that thrive in different meadow conditions and detailing how to grow them. Lloyd's classic text remains at the heart of this new edition, which also includes - as well as much stunning new photography - an extensive introduction by Fergus Garrett, Lloyd's head gardener. Hardback, 240 pages, 24 x 17 cm.