BOOKS


Lucy is a prolific writer on gardening and garden design - look out for the following titles:

The Complete book of Garden Design, Construction and Planting

Ward Lock 1991
ISBN 0-7063-6964-5

Today's gardens reflect a changing lifestyle amongst homeowners.  The garden is now viewed not only as a visual extension of the house itself, but as means of satisfying an increasing range of functions.  The Complete Book of Garden Design, Construction and Planting underlines the importance of careful planning rather than 'impulse' gardening.  Clear guidance is given on all aspects of creating a garden which truly reflects the needs and wishes of the homeowner.

Complete Book of Garden Design

Creating a Low Allergen Garden

Mitchell Beazley  1998 
ISBN 1 85732 454 4 

Creating a Low Allergen Garden

Laurel Glen (USA) 1998
SBN 1 57145 633 3 

A guide to selecting and maintaining low-allergy plants. The author deals with the causes of allergies and how to avoid them, as well as offering inspirational ideas for designing a low-allergen garden. 

Creating a Low Allergen Garden is also published in German,  Dutch, Polish and Hungarian

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Low Allergen Garden

The Colour by Colour Plant Directory

Cassell 2000 
ISBN 0 304 35426 0

This pocket-sized guide shows you how to make the most of colour in your garden. The first section explains how colour harmonies work and how to combine plants for instant impact. The second is a directory with tabbed pages to take you straight to the colour you need. 

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The Colour by Colour Plant Directory

Cassell's Directory of Plants for Family Gardens

Hardcover - 112 pages ( 1 June, 2000) 
Ward Lock; ISBN: 0304354805

This work shows how to create enchanting outdoor spaces for all ages, combining the needs of children and pets with the adult desire to cultivate a beautiful garden. It is a quick reference on all aspects of planting and maintaining a garden, including advice on habitats and soil-types, co-ordinating colour and foliage, and identifying and dealing with pests. Practical tips and instructions are presented in topic-based spreads. The book offers a practical and realistic approach to organic alternatives as well as conventional gardening methods.

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Plants for Family Gardens

Cassell's Garden Directories: The Wild Garden

Hardcover - 112 pages (12 October, 2000) 
Ward Lock; ISBN: 0304354864

This directory is aimed at being a quick reference on all aspects of planting and maintaining a garden, including advice on habitats and soil types, and co-ordinating colour and foliage, identifying and dealing with pests. There are practical tips and instructions presented in topic-based spreads. 

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The Wild Garden

Lucy is also the editor for the Cassell's Garden Directories a series of comprehensive gardening guides.

Cassell's Directory of Plants for Family Gardens


Published 2000
by Lucy Huntington
Plants for Family Gardens

Cassell's Garden Directories: The Wild Garden


Published 2000
by Lucy Huntington
Ward Lock Hardcover
The Wild Garden

Cassell's Garden Directories : Water Gardens

Publisher 2001
By Richard Bird
Ward Lock Hardcover

Cassell's Garden Directories : Cottage Gardens

Publisher 2001
By David Squire
Ward Lock Hardcover

Cassell's Directory of Climbers and Wall Shrubs


Published 2000
Ward Lock Hardcover

Cassell's Directory of Courtyard & Patio Plants


Published 2000
Ward Lock Hardcover

Cassell's Directory of Scented Plants


Published 2000
Ward Lock Hardcover