The London Garden Book A-Z

Twice shortlisted for the Garden Media Guild’s Inspirational Garden Book of the Year award, The London Garden Book A-Z celebrates the capital’s most inspirational green spaces, from allotments to Zen gardens. Along the way encounter the gardens of London’s Square Mile, famous historic gardens, sweet-petite pocket parks, vibrant community gardens, therapeutic gardens, wildlife gardens, roof gardens, the zany ‘horticultural happenings’ of the Chelsea Fringe, top-class topiary and meet the gardeners behind some of London’s most distinctive gardens.

2nd edition

Retail Price: £16.99

Buy The London Garden Book A-Z directly from the publisher, Metro Publications

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“What a great book. Having gardened in London all my life it feels as if it’s been written just for me. I thought I knew all the best gardening places but there are quite a few I hadn’t discovered till now and will have to check out.” Joe Swift

“A must-have for all London gardeners as well as visitors to the capital.” Gardens Illustrated

“A vibrant survey of all that is most interesting about London gardens at the moment.” The Telegraph

“An inspiring sourcebook of where plants are grown [in London] and of the people creating them.” The Times

“The London Garden Book A-Z celebrates the capital’s brightest horticultural hot spots, covering community gardens and allotments, parks and squares, wildflower patches and planted highways, and includes the best nurseries and quirkiest garden centres.”  The Evening Standard

“The London garden scene has never been so vibrant or better represented in a single, accessible volume.” Sarah Price, RHS magazine

“A delight to read…” Wendy Shillam, Roof Top Veg Plot

“This guide appears to leave nothing out – a history of London gardens, short chapters on public, palace, institutional and private gardens, flower shows, nurseries and garden centres, allotments and community gardens, roof gardens, museums and botanical establishments, market gardens … I could have gone to several places every day for several weeks and still not seen everything the capital has to offer.’ Hortus