AURUM PRESS (dist. by Trafalgar Square)

Villa Gardens of the Mediterranean: From the Archives of Country Life(Sept., $65) by Kathryn Bradley-Hole tours 35 of the region's lushest gardens and traces their development.


Liontooth: The Story of a Garden(Sept., $30) by Sara Sharpe recounts the tale of Sir Liontooth's garden and offers the author's planting notes.

CASSELL (dist. by Sterling)

The Winter Garden: Create a Garden That Shines Through the Forgotten Season(Oct., $19.95) by Val Bourne suggests flowers, grasses, shrubs and trees adaptable to cold-weather climates.

FRANCES LINCOLN (dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)

Great Gardens of the World: In Search of Paradise(Sept., $45) by Penelope Hobhouse. The garden designer and writer surveys magnificent gardens.


Seedheads in the Garden (Sept., $29.95) by Noel Kingsbury explains how plants reproduce and participate in a garden's wider ecology.

The Well-Tended Perennial Garden: Expanded Edition (Sept., $34.95) by Tracy DiSabato-Aust. A new edition of the bestselling reference book offers tips on creation and maintenance.

Green Roof Plants (Oct., $29.95) by Edmund C. Snoodgrass selects plants most likely to succeed on both urban and suburban rooftops.


Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-Part Master Plan(Jan., $29.95) by Hugh and Mary Palmer Gargan shares the secrets of creating an unforgettable landscape.