Author(s): Jack Hobbs
SEASONS - a journey through the garden showcases a startling array of plants and their ever-changing forms and colours. Photographer Sally Tagg spent three years capturing seasonal displays of flowers and plants at Auckland's Botanic Gardens. The result is a stunning collection of photographs that celebrates the diverse beauty of the garden world. Accompanying Sally's spectacular photographs is a tribute to each plant's unique character written by respected plant expert and Director of the Botanic Gardens Jack Hobbs. Also included is a selection of remarkable artworks created by Sally from leaves and flowers gathered on her photographic forays. This beautiful book takes the reader on an intimate journey through the garden, showcasing plants at their most fragile and flamboyant. It will be treasured by garden and art lovers alike.
Photographer Sally Tagg has produced several books and regularly contributes to a wide range of New Zealand gardening publications. She is also a respected artist and regularly exhibits her artworks, created from deconstructed plants and flowers gathered during her photographic forays. JACK HOBBS is a leading plant expert and Director of the Auckland Botanic Gardens. He is well-known as a presenter of TV programmes, including eight years with Maggie's Garden Show. Jack is a regular contributor to gardening books and magazines and is in demand as a speaker at horticultural events throughout New Zealand and internationally.