Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden

Posted on February 24th, 2011 by Charles Boot
Jun ’11
7:00 pm

Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden

Judith B Tankard

with the Garden Museum, London

6.30pm for 7pm, Monday 13 June

Judith Tankard will discuss her new book Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden: from the archives of Country Life celebrating Jekyll’s gardens and legendary collaboration with architects as shown in pictures from Country Life’s archive. During her long association with the magazine, Jekyll wrote hundreds of articles exploring her theories of garden design, planting combinations, and ornamental features. Munstead Wood, her legendary home in Surrey, will be shown in new pictures taken especially for the book.

Judith B Tankard is an art historian, writer, and editor specializing in landscape history. She writes for Hortus, Apollo, Country Life, Landscape Architecture Magazine and other publications and is the author of eight books.

Cost: £10, £15 non-members. Contact: 020 7401 8865 or email

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