The English Garden

Style & SUBSTANCE

Selina Lake is a popular interior and garden stylist whose unseen hand conjures inspirational settings for a range of publications and corporate clients across the UK and abroad. In 2019 her bright, uplifting arrangements for conservatory firm Alitex caused a stir at the Chelsea Flower Show. At Hampton Court later that year, she worked closely with designer Jo Thompson on the BBC Springwatch garden. She has written ten books, including Garden Style, which draws upon a project close to her heart: her own town garden, within walking distance of Guildford town centre, which she shares with her husband, Dave.

If a garden chooses its owner, then this one picked well. Selina has a great talent for seeing the potential of things, and in

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