Fiona Ogilvie: British author, Noel Kingsbury's, new book, 'Wild'

By Fiona Ogilvie
May 14 2022 - 1:00am
Les Cypres, Villefranche-sur-mer, Provence. Garden designed by James and Helen Basson to use zero irrigation. (Image (c)Claire Takacs, Phaidon Press, London).

It is a cliché of garden writing that a picture is worth a thousand words. Then a book came my way that knocked this on the head, the more so as the illustrator is award winning and internationally renowned garden photographer Claire Takacs, author of (among other books) Australian Dreamscapes (2018).