Thenford: The Creation of an English Garden
Michael and Anne Heseltine
- First edition
- First printing
- Signed by the author
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Hardcover New and Signed First Edition, First Printing. Dust jacket is in fine condition.
We were lucky enough to have a personal visit from Michael Heseltine who signed in our bookshop in November 2016.
This book is the story of one garden and one family, over a 40-year time period. Michael and Anne Heseltine describe the ups and downs of how they set about transforming and expanding a wild, overgrown and often dilapidated woodland into the magnificent garden they have today. Today, the garden at Thenford has an arboretum which contains more than 3,500 different species of trees and shrubs, including rare plants that were wild-collected by well known plantsmen including Roy Lancaster OBE, Allen Coombes, Keith Rushforth and Chris Chadwell. Beautifully illustrated with both professional photographs and private family images, this personal story of the creation of an extraordinary garden will delight horticultural experts and novices alike.