Herbaceous by Paul Evans

“The John Clare of his generation.” The Guardian

“His pieces are intensely local, full of cloud and light, breezy.” John Vidal.

Herbaceous is a journey which follows the colour pulse of plants throughout the year, it is gardening with words.It is a book of audacious botany and poetic vision which asks us to look at anew at our relationship with plants and celebrates their power to nourish the human spirit.

Paperback  | 178mm x 128mm | 112 pages

Jacket and illustration by Kurt Jackson



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PAUL EVANS spent many years as a gardener working in rose nurseries, graveyards, historic gardens in Wales and a botanical garden in New York. He is a writer, broadcaster and award-winning playwright, best known for his ‘Country Diary’ in The Guardian and various natural history programmes and drama-documentaries for BBC Radio 4. He lives in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, with his family.