Eyewateringly beautiful photographs. (Oxford Times
Authoritative and handsomely illustrated account of the life's work of the enigmatic First World War veteran and lord of the manor. (Independent on Sunday
About the Author
Fred Whitsey, who died in 2009 at the age of 90, was for many years Gardening Correspondent first of the Sunday Telegraph
and later of the Daily Telegraph
. He was awarded both the Gold Veitch Memorial Medal and the Victoria Medal of Honour of the RHS.
Tony Lord, photographer, writer and horticultural consultant, holds the Victoria Medal of Honour of the RHS. He has also won the Garden Writers' Guild Award for Best General Gardening Book.