Pre-order Mark Lane’s new book Royal Gardens of the World

Mark Lane’s new book Royal Gardens of the World can now be pre-ordered via Amazon at Amazon

Royal Gardens of the World is a stunning exploration of 21 of the world’s most celebrated gardens, from the formal splendour of Versailles to the organic, sustainable Highgrove.

Through beautiful photographs and vivid descriptions, discover the unique style of each design, including the lavish Peterhof Palace in Russia and the peaceful and sacred Royal Water Gardens at Tirta Gangga in Bali.

In every chapter, you will gain an insight into the theatres of politics, power and personalities that shaped the royal gardens. Trace the rich and varied histories of these iconic palaces, such as the Moorish and Renaissance influences behind the Alhambra in Spain and see how the past meets the present in the grounds of the Tokyo Imperial Palace.

With layout plans and information about key plants, this global collection provides inspirational gardening ideas and takes the reader on a journey through the world’s most significant horticultural gems.

Countries included are: England, Scotland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, India, Bali and Japan.