About the Author
Peter King is a distinguished author and editor who has been involved in the publication of over 30 books. He has written on a variety of topics, including the expeditions of lady travellers, the travel writings of George Nathaniel Curzon, Shackleton's South and Scott's Last Journey (Duckworth, 1999). He founded The Good Gardens Guide in 1990 with the late Graham Rose, gardening editor of the Sunday Times. Katherine Lambert is a distinguished and prolific garden writer and editor. She has worked on the Good Gardens Guide since 1996 and has been Joint Editor since 2004. She helped to edit Rosemary Verey's The Garden in Winter, was co-editor with her of The American Man's Garden and Secret Gardens, is author of Hell with a Capital H, the story of six survivors of Scott's last expedition (Pimlico, 2002). She is currently working on a book combining gastronomy and early Victorian social history.