Picks and Pans Review: The Glory of the English Garden

UPDATED 06/04/1990 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 06/04/1990 at 01:00 AM EDT

by Mary Keen

Keen, a garden designer and member of the National Trust, has written a page-turner on the evolution of the English garden. That's right. Using obscure gardening journals and estate records from centuries ago, she charts the development of gardens in England from Chaucer's time to the present. Keen has tracked down splendid historical pictures that complement Clay Perry's spectacular photographs. The gardens in the book are open to the public, and their hours and locations are noted at the end of this impressive treasury. (Little, Brown, $50)

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