A new book on women gardeners features the most famous and a few unknowns - but how did Heidi Howcroft choose which ones to include?
BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Monday 31 May 10am is a special programme devoted to gardening women
by Claire Masset, garden writer Any feminist worth her salt will tell you that, until recently, women have rarely received the attention they deserve in the history books. This was especially the case with gardening, an area often regarded as an all-male domain. Catherine Horwood's Gardening Women is the latest...