The Startling Jungle  
A perfect bedside read, this fresh and enthusiastic approach to romantic gardening was Stephen Lacey's first book. Whether your garden is large or small, you have the opportunity to create your own world of changing images and moods, with powerful appeal to the senses. This book is packed with creative and practical advice, especially on the subject of colour and the selection and grouping of plants for seasonal effect.

“A jam-packed book on colour and informal planting which ought to be read,”Robin Lane Fox, Financial Times.

“A new and gifted young garden author……… a book to which I will return whenever I need inspiration for planting,” Sir Roy Strong,
The Times.


“One of the brightest and most widely read garden writers on the English scene. His book, ‘The Startling Jungle’ is considered a classic”,
‘International Who’s Who of Gardening’, Vancouver Sun, Canada.

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