A total treat — The Independent
A celebration of exuberant colour combinations in the garden…with each season containing three 'colour recipes' that really work at that time of year. Val Bourne knows her plants intimately, and her descriptions are vivid and enjoyable to read, thrown in with hard-working practical tips and asides. — House and Garden Magazine
…packed with tips on keeping a plot colourful throughout the year — Country Living Magazine
Val Bourne's book is a timely reminder that colour is the reason why many of us get excited about plants… beautifully shot, well captioned photographs… Bourne manages to sprinkle her text with all manner of practical tips and anecdotes… this is a super source of inspiration and advice, and a great book for those who want to extend the colour in their garden into new seasons. — Gardens Illustrated Magazine
Also included in Gardens Illustrated's 10 favourite books of 2011.