Susan Wright

Small gardens, anyone? Book Review by Susan Wright

November 17, 2016

Is this the book everyone wants? Small gardens? Anne Wareham, editor. New Small Garden reviewed by Susan Wright New Small Garden is Noel Kingsbury’s latest book.  It’s a comprehensive guide to the  “principles, planting and practice” of small gardens, a statement accurately reflected in the content. Though the gardens featured don’t look what you may […]

Sussex Prairies Garden Again – reviewed by Susan Wright

October 17, 2011

I make no apology for a new and different perspective on the Sussex Prairies Garden. I’m fed up with the ‘isn’t it lovely’ single viewpoint on gardens. Critical comment may also be easily dismissed – but perhaps not so easily when it is clearly not simply an eccentric, single person perspective. Every year, one garden, by either luck or skilful management, will appear […]

The Twilight Garden by Lia Leendertz, reviewed by Susan Wright.

June 27, 2011

A-book-I-got sent: and a new reviewer. Welcome to Susan Wright. Anne Wareham, editor. ‘The Twilight Garden’ by Lia Leendertz is all about “creating a garden that entrances by day and comes alive by night”. But does it offer that?  Well, it’s glossily produced, has lots and lots of smart photographs and a foreword by Cleve […]