Real Gardening
“Essential for designers who want to perfect their planting styles, packed with the sort of wisdom that you just can’t get from most gardening books. A very entertaining read…I wish I’d written it.”
Andy Sturgeon, designer

“His originality underpins this intensely personal work….Real Gardening is a delightful read.” Nigel Colborn, The Garden.


Gardens of the National Trust
“An essential companion to anyone who wants to see real, seriously maintained gardens, and is thankful to cash in on an expert’s 5 year reconnaissance,”
Robin Lane Fox, Financial Times.

“Stephen Lacey’s text – it is hard to see how it can be improved.” Patrick Taylor, The Sunday Telegraph.


Scent in Your Garden

“A rich cornucopia of scents with which to swoon through the garden,”
The Independent.

“Newly minted knowledge and spiritual refreshment,”
Homes & Gardens.


The Startling Jungle

“The best kind of gardening book,”
Times Literary Supplement.

“A masterly book – the Mozart of gardening writers,”
Horticulture Magazine, USA.