History and background; Colour theory; Light and colour; Traditional and contemporary use of colour; Small and large gardens, near and far; Colours; Moods; Situations; Seasons; Seasonal interest chart; Index
Susan Chivers is best known for her articles in The English Garden magazine, which is respected and admired on both sides of the Atlantic. She has also written books, leads gardening holiday groups, and lectures and talks on gardening issues. She takes much of her inspiration from the gardens that she visits, and from her own beautiful garden near Bath. Andrew McIndoe: Deputy Managing Director of Hillier and Director of the Hillier Garden Centres; designer of the Hillier Chelsea Flower Show exhibit for 15 years, with an unbroken record of Gold Medals; author and broadcaster.