Mark Laird Presents A Natural History of English Gardening

30 July 2015

Gilbert White & The Oates Collections will host author Mark Laird for a talk and book signing of his recent publication, A Natural History of English Gardening on Tuesday, 25 August, 6:00–7:30pm. You can find further event and ticket details here!


From the role of female gardener-naturalists and amateur scientists during Enlightenment to a detailed analysis of flower portraits and florilegium folios, this publication is a monumental achievement, commanding a broad sweep of historical data, as well as containing 400 illustrations. A Natural History of English Gardening is a captivating account of the history of the English garden and highlights its importance as a powerful cultural expression.

For an extract and a look inside the stunning A Natural History of English Gardening, please visit the YaleBooks blog or visit the book page on our website here.