Country Life June 15 2016

This week’s Country Life features some brilliant gardens, houses for sale, a special feature on our native moths, recipes with gooseberries and we celebrate the joys of the gin and tonic

Making a modern garden
Tom Stuart-Smith reveals the challenges he faced when transforming a farmyard and field into a modern country garden for a client at Hatch House in Hampshire

Our wonderful moths
They may not be considered as beguiling and romantic as butterflies, but we should look at moths in a new light, suggests David Tomlinson

An Irish country house
At Kilshannig in Co Cork, a disgraced Quaker and a foreign architect together created an unexpectedly splendid house to woo an Irish electorate, as Judith Hill reveals

G&T anyone?
Upgrade your G&T to a whole new level this summer: Emma Hughes spends an evening blending her own gin and Katy Birchall meets the duo behind Fever-Tree tonic

Houses near prep schools
Choose the prep school, then the house, advises Carla Passino, or you could miss out on a place

Fine Art
As this dazzling focus on Celtic art moves to Edinburgh following its success at the British Museum, Barnaby Rogerson discovers it’s better still

Food & Drink
Delicious recipes with gooseberries

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