Gertrude jekyll

Explore the stunning gardens designed by Gertrude Jekyll and be inspired by her iconic use of color and texture. Discover how you can incorporate her timeless style into your own garden design.
Munstead Wood. Garden Art in European Culture: Gertrude Jekyll and Edwin Lutyens Designers, Gardening, Antoni Gaudi, Edwin Lutyens, Gertrudes, Vita Sackville West, British Garden, English Garden, Landscape Architect

In 1897 Gertrude Jekyll moved to Munstead Wood, the home that would serve as her garden laboratory for the next 30 years. To design and build Munstead Wood, Jekyll hired Edwin Lutyens. Lutyens was a young up and coming architect who had a flare for gardens. Gertrude Jekyll was a skilled gardener intent on experimenting with aesthetics. Jekyll and Lutyens quickly developed a close personal friendship that evolved into a successful business partnership. The two began designing country cottages…

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Caroline Whitehead
15 colour photographs from 1912 showing Gertrude Jekyll’s garden at the height of her fame Architecture, Design, Ideas, Dutch Gardens, British Garden, English Garden, English Country Gardens, Country Gardening, English Cottage Garden

Here, we present some extraordinary and rare photographs of Miss Jekyll’s garden at Munstead Wood near Godalming, courtesy of the Country Life Picture Library. The pictures were taken in 1912, when the great Miss Jekyll was at the height of her powers. Originally thought to have been taken by Miss Jekyll herself, they were later …

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Cassandra Cartwright Cartwright