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Secret Gardens of Cornwall: A Private Tour (Hardcover)

Secret Gardens of Cornwall: A Private Tour By Tim Hubbard, Jo and Rob Whitworth (By (photographer)) Cover Image
By Tim Hubbard, Jo and Rob Whitworth (By (photographer))
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Description


Step inside the Secret Gardens of Cornwall for a private tour of the best horticultural destinations in the county.

Discover what grows well, when and where to visit, understand the challenges that the owners have faced, and have a taste of the world-class gardens to be found in this corner of England.

The 20 beautiful gardens included here celebrate the culture, beauty and diversity of the Cornish landscape – including unique micro-climates, rhododendrons and stunning scenery – through their sumptuous photography, fascinating stories and audiences with their owners.

From each garden we can learn about the creator’s style, their talent for exploiting the genius loci, and the specific challenges and rewards they have encountered.

About the Author


Tim Hubbard is a former award-winning BBC presenter and journalist who has lived and gardened in Cornwall for over forty years. He now interviews at Literary Festivals around the country, guides private garden tours and also writes books as well as for newspapers and magazines including BBC Countryfile and RHS's The Garden. With his architect husband Nick Purchase, Tim is creating a new clifftop garden facing the Atlantic Ocean and is quickly learning to love any plant which can survive salt water spray and storm force winds!

Jo and Rob Whitworth are award-winning garden photographers living in Cornwall. Their evocative images feature internationally in a wide range of both print and digital media, including books and magazines, cards and product packaging, and conceptual creative imagery.

Praise For…


What a beautiful book. I just want to rush off and see all the gardens that I haven’t seen already.—Rick Stein
Product Details
ISBN: 9780711281493
ISBN-10: 0711281491
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Publication Date: October 31st, 2023
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Secret Gardens