Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

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Jane M. Fearnley-Whittingstall (née Lascelles) (born 1939 in Kensington, London) is a writer and garden designer with a diploma in landscape architecture. She has won two gold medals at Chelsea Flower Show.[1] She has two children: Sophy and Hugh, the celebrity chef, and six grandchildren. From 2005 to 2007 she wrote a weekly column about family life, in The Times. She has also written for The Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, The Oldie, Woman's Weekly, The Garden, The English Garden and Gardens Illustrated.[2]

She is married to Robert Fearnley-Whittingstall.


  • Rose Gardens: Their History and Design (Chatto and Windus 1989)
  • Historic Gardens: A Guide to 160 British Gardens of Interest (Webb and Bower 1990)
  • Ivies (Chatto and Windus 1992)
  • Gardening Made Easy: A Step-By-Step Guide to Planning, Preparing, Planting, Maintaining and Enjoying Your Garden (Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1995)
  • Garden Plants Made Easy (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1997)
  • Peonies - the Imperial Flower (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1999)
  • The Garden: an English Love Affair (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002)
  • The Good Granny Guide: Or How to Be a Modern Grandmother (Short Books Ltd 2005) (illustrated by Alex Fox)
  • The Good Granny Diary (Short Books Ltd 2006) (illustrated by Alex Fox)
  • The Good Granny Cookbook (Short Books Ltd 2007)
  • The Good Granny Companion (Short Books Ltd 2008)
  • For Better for Worse - a light-hearted guide to wedded bliss (Short Books 2010)
  • The Ministry of Food - Thrifty wartime ways to feed your family today (Hodder & Stoughton 2010)
  • The Pocket Book of Good Grannies (Short Books 2011)

Source: [3]


  1. ^ Ireland Game and Country Fair Markree Castle
  2. ^ Tessa Boase (2007). "Just Like Mother Used to Make", Daily Mail Weekend Magazine, 1 September 2007.
  3. ^ List of publications at Amazon

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