Nicola Ferguson (1949-2007) was a garden writer or great originality and intellect. Her first book Right Plant, Right Place, published in 1984, sold nearly half a million copies worldwide. Take Two Plants followed in 1998. Both books appealed alike to novice gardeners and experienced horticulturalists in search of fresh inspiration.
Charles Quest-Ritson is the author of many books on gardens and gardening, including Ninfa: the Most Romantic Garden in the World and the RHS Encyclopaedia of Roses. Charles Quest-Ritson lives in Hampshire and Normandy.