Country Life February 22 2017 features British watercolours; wily woodpigeons; a beautiful Rococo garden; plus a magical Monet and the return of the conservatory. Find out more here: ART: Huon Mallalieu applauds the enduring legacy of the British watercolour. GARDENS: Tim Richardson speculates on the symbolism of the superb Rococo garden at Queluz, Portugal. WILDLIFE: Adrian Dangar pits his wits against wave upon wave of wily woodpigeons. WOODCUTTING: The ancient art of wood engraving requires introspection to create intricate pieces of work, says Clive Aslet. HISTORY: Nick Hammond meets the archivists proudly preserving and protecting our nation’s retail DNA. COOKING: Melanie Johnson cooks purple sprouting broccoli. INTERIORS: Giles Kime on the renaissance of the conservatory. BOOKS: Caroline Jackson enjoys a portrait of the writer who deftly evoked the vanishing world of the Irish Ascendancy country house. PROPERTY: Penny Churchill discovers that a house need not be grand to have an interesting history.