PRAISE FOR PARADISE GARDENS - 'Simply breathtaking'
It's sun-filled escapism, gloriously illustrated with photography by Derry Moore, capturing the legacy, the beauty, the shadows, the shimmering heat and the continued human enjoyment of such places
Don feels that understanding these paradise gardens has made him a better gardener, and possibly a better person. One could not wish for a better guide to them. He has great powers of description.
What a treat it was watching Monty Don's Japanese Gardens. It was a feast of colour.
A lyrical recollection of his time in Japan
A great gift for gardeners
A fabulous, bonsai-filled book written by Monty with photos from Derry Moore - the dynamite duo who produced Paradise Gardens . . . [a] sun-drenched exploration of the history of the gardens of Japan.
An illuminating insight not only into the history and horticulture of some remarkable gardens but also into the Japanese culture and psyche