|Full title: Meadows at Great Dixter and Beyond
By Christopher Lloyd with a new introduction by Fergus Garrett
The Pimpernel Press (7th April 2016)
‘To see a meadow in bloom is a great delight - it’s alive and teeming with life, mysterious, dynamic...’
So Christopher Lloyd began his much-admired instructive and celebratory account of meadows, first published in 2004. Few people knew more about meadow gardening than 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.
Christopher Lloyd's classic text remains at the heart of this new book, which also includes - as well as much stunning new photography - an extensive introduction by Fergus Garrett.
Contains the Great Dixter bookplate. This new edition is signed by Fergus Garrett.