HGT Library List

A library service is now available through the website. This service is available for HGT members only.  Please select the book(s) you wish to borrow and email your request to: librarian@hertsgardenstrust.org.uk

The librarian will then contact you to arrange collection.

Alan Fletcher’s collection and other books presented to the Hertfordshire Gardens Trust.

Airs, M., (ed.),Baroque and Palladian:The Early Eighteenth Century Great House,[conference proceedings], 1996).
*Allan, M., E.A. Bowles & his Garden at Myddelton House 1865-1954, (1973).
Antique Collectors’ Club, Gardens in Edwardian England, (1985), [articles from Country Life].
Arnold, D., The Picturesque in late Georgian England, (1994).
*Ashby, M., Six Hills Nursery, Stevenage, 1907-1954, (1998).
Ayrton, M., A. Silcock, Wrought Iron and its Decorative Use, (1929).
Bardi, P. M., The Tropical Gardens of Burle Marx, (1964).
Batey, M., The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge, (1989).
Batey, M., Alexander Pope: The Poet and the Landscape, (1999).
Beard, G., The Work of Robert Adam, (1978).
Bradley-Hole, K., Lost Gardens of England [Country Life photos], (2004).
*Brown, J., The English Garden in our Time: From Gertrude Jekyll to Geoffrey Jellicoe, (1986; repr.1987).
Brown, J., Lanning Roper and his Gardens, (1987).
Brown, J., The Art and Architecture of English Gardens, (1989).
*Bryant, A., The County of Hertford: from actual Survey, in the Years 1820 and 1821, (2003)
*Campbell,S., Walled Kitchen Gardens, (1998).
*Carroll, M., Earthly Paradises: Ancient Gardens in History and Archaeology, (2001).
Conway, H. and D. Lambert, Public Prospects: Historic Urban Parks under Threat, (1993).
*Cooper, G. and G. Taylor, Paradise Transformed: The Private Garden for the Twenty-first Century, (1996).
Cowell, F. R., The Garden as a Fine Art, (1978). Crowe, S. and S. Haywood, The Gardens of Mughul India, (1972).
Crowe, S., Garden Design, (1981).
Daniels, S., Humphry Repton: Landscape Gardening and the Geography of Georgian England, (Yale, 1999).
Daniels, S. and C. Watkins, The Picturesque Landscape: Visions of Georgian Herefordshire, (1994).
Desmond, R., Bibliography of British Gardens, (1984).
Dury, A. and J. Andrews, A Topographical Map of Hartford-Shire, (1766; 1986).
Dury, A. and J. Andrews, A Topographical Map of Hartford-Shire, (1766; 2004).
Elliott, B., Victorian Gardens, (1986).
Elliott, B., The Country House Garden: from the Archives of Country Life 1897-1939, (1995).
Evensen, Alan and Liz Moynihan,Dear Mrs Fordham…: The Creation by Correspondence of an Edwardian Garden for The Bury, Ashwell by Gertrude Jekyll, (2014).
Fisher, J., The Origins of Garden Plants, (1982).
Garden History, 28:1, issue on Reviewing the Twentieth Century Landscape, (2000).
Garden History, 28:2
Garden History, 29:1, issue on Lancelot Brown (1716-1783) and the Landscape Park, (2001).
Garden History, 32:1
Girouard, M., A Country House Companion, (1987).
Gothein, M. L., A History of Garden Art, vol. 1, (1928).
Gothein, M. L., A History of Garden Art, vol. 2, (1928).
Hadfield, M., R. Harling, L. Highton, British Gardeners: a Biographical Dictionary, (1980).
Hanmer, Sir T, The Garden Book of Sir Thomas Hanmer, (1659, 1991).
Harvey, J., Medieval Gardens, (1981).
Herts Gardens Trust and R. Bisgrove, Hertfordshire Gardens on Ermine Street, (1996).
Hill, T., The Gardener’s Labyrinth, (1590; 1997).
Hillier Nurseries, The Hillier Colour Dictionary of Trees & Shrubs, (1993).
Hitching, C., Rock Landscapes: The Pulham Legacy, (2012).
Hobhouse, P. and P. Taylor, The Gardens of Europe, (1990).
Hobhouse, P., Gardening through the Ages, (1992).
Hobhouse, P., Plants in Garden History, (1992; 1997).
Hodson, D., Four County Maps of Hertfordshire, [Seller 1676, Oliver 1695, Warburton 1749, Bryant 1822], (1985).
Hoskins, W. G., English Landscapes, (1973).
Howcroft, H., Majerus, M., First Ladies of Gardening: Pioneers, Designers and Dreamers, (2015).
*Hunt, J. D., The Figure in the Landscape: Poetry, Painting and Gardening during the Eighteenth Century, London, (1976; repr.1989).
Hunt, J. D. and P. Willis, The Genius of the Place: the English Landscape Garden 1620-1820, (1975).
Hyams, E., The English Garden, (1964).
Jacques, D., Georgian Gardens: the Reign of Nature, (1983).
Jacques, D., and A. J.van der Horst, The Gardens of William and Mary, (1988).
Jekyll, G., and Sir L. Weaver, Gardens for Small Country Houses, (1927).
Jellicoe, G. and S., P. Goode, M Lancaster, The Oxford Companion to Gardens, (1986).
Jellicoe, G. and S., P. Goode, M. Lancaster, The Oxford Companion to Gardens, (2001).
Jellicoe, S. and G., Water: the Use of Water in Landscape Architecture, (1971).
Jellicoe, S. and G., The Landscape of Man, (1975).
Jones, B., Follies & Grottoes, (1974).
Journal of Garden History, ‘The Anglo- Dutch Garden in the Age of William and Mary’, (1988).
Lansberg, S., The Medieval Garden, (1998).
*Le Rougetel, H., The Chelsea Gardener: Philip Miller 1691-1771, (1990).
Macnair, A., Rowe, A., Williamson, T., Dury & Andrews’ Map of Hertfordshire, (2016).
Malins, E. and the Knight of Glin,Lost Demesnes: Irish landscape gardening 1660-1845, (1976).
Masson, G., Italian Gardens, (1961).
McLean, T., Medieval English Gardens, (1981).
Mosser, M. and G. Teyssot, (eds),The History of Garden Design: the Western Tradition from the Renaissance to the Present Day, (1991).
Musgrave, T., C. Gardner, W. Musgrave, The Plant Hunters, (2000).
Prince, H., Parks in Hertfordshire since 1500, (2008).
*Rackham, O., The Illustrated History of the Countryside, (1994).
*Repton,H., Humphry Repton’s Red Books of Panshanger and Tewin Water, Hertfordshire, 1799-1800, (2012).
Ridgeway, C. and R. Williams, (eds), Sir John Vanbrugh and Landscape Architecture in Baroque England, (2004).
Robinson, W., English Flower Garden, (1902).
Robinson, W., The Wild Garden, ( 1894; 1979).
Rohde, E. S., The Story of the Garden, (1932; 1989).
Rothschild, M., The Rothschild Gardens, (1996).
Rowe, A. (ed.), Hertfordshire Garden History: A Miscellany, (2007).
Rowe, A. Medieval Parks in Hertfordshire, (2009).
Rutherford, Sarah, Garden Cities and Suburbs, (2014).
Scott, S., Artificial Stone, (2009).
Scott, V. G. and T. Rook, County Maps & Histories: Hertfordshire, (1989).
Scott-James, A. and O. Lancaster, The Pleasure Garden, (1977).
*Sanecki, K. N., Ashridge: A Living History, (1996).
Snell, S, The Gardens at Hatfield, (2005).
Stembridge, P. K., Thomas Goldney’s Garden, (1996).
Strong, R., The Renaissance Garden in England, (1979).
*Strong, R., Royal Gardens, (1992).
Stroud, D., Capability Brown, (1975).
Stroud, D., Humphry Repton, (1962).
Tankard, J. B. and M. A. Wood, Gertrude Jekyll at Munstead Wood, (1996).
Taylor, C., Parks and Gardens of Britain: a Landscape History from the Air, (1998).
*Thacker,C., The Genius of Gardening: A History of Gardens in Britain and Ireland, (1994).
Triggs, H. I., Formal Gardens in England & Scotland, (1988).
*Watkins, C. and B., Cowell, Uvedale Price (1747-1829): Decoding the Picturesque, (2012).
Webber, R., Percy Cane: Garden Designer, (1974).
Williamson, T., Polite Landscapes: Gardens and Society in Eighteenth-century England, (1995).

Willis, P., Charles Bridgeman and the English Landscape Garden, (1977).
Willis, P., ‘Capability Brown in Northumberland’, Garden History, (1983).
Willson, A. B., Alexander Pope’s Grotto in Twickenham, (1998).
*Wilson, A., Influential Gardeners: the Designers who shaped 20th-Century Garden Style,(2002).
Woodbridge, K., Princely Gardens: the Origins and Development of the French Formal Style, (1986).
Woods, M., Visions of Arcadia: European Gardens from Renaissance to Rococo, (1996).

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