June Border at Munstead Wood

Jekyll Influence Evident at Lowthorpe and in Work of Graduate Landscape Architects

The influence of Gertrude Jekyll, the opinionated but highly-respected doyenne of British garden design from the 1890s through the 1930s, is evident at Lowthorpe and in the work of its graduate landscape architects.  The Lowthorpe library contained eight of Jekyll’s books.  They are now housed at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), which eventually…