A travelogue of historic gardens around the world.
pt. 1. An overview : visiting and enjoying gardens -- part 2. Italian gardens : from Renaissance inspiration to romantic intuition -- part 3. Switzerland : the art of seasonal gardening -- part 4. French classical elegance -- part 5. A plantsman's paradise : England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland -- part 6. Germany : from the island of Rügen to the Bavarian mountains -- part 7. Iberia : the Moorish influence -- part 8. Discovering garden spots closer to home.