David Wheeler

David Wheeler is the founding editor, in 1987, of the international English-language gardening quarterly Hortus. In 2009 he was presented with the Royal Horticultural Society’s Gold Veitch Memorial Medal


  • The Woods and the Water

    Parks and gardens on the European shore of the Bosphorus

    From Issue 52

    On the European shore, David Wheeler discovers hidden greenery in the hills above the Bosphorus

  • A City of Secret Gardens

    From Issue 50

    When David Wheeler set out to satisfy his craving to explore Turkish gardens, he was guided by a diverse cast of committed Istanbul citizens. What he discovered were myriad horticultural havens, from Byzantine market gardens to Ottoman cemeteries, from wooded Bosphorus yalıs to riotous urban parks — many of them under imminent threat

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Issue 59, June 2019 Behind Closed Doors
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