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As it is World Book Day I was determined to get my review of Monty Don’s Great Gardens of Italy (published by Quadrille) up today if only just! I was apprehensive about this book because I have a growing dislike for the type of dense green hedging (box¬† or yew generally) that seems to predominate Italianate gardens, a dislike of parterres and topiary so I thought it would be an interesting challenge… Read More