Gertrude Jekyll

Standard Name: Jekyll, Gertrude


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Family and Intimate relationships Amabel Williams-Ellis
AWE 's mother, Henrietta Mary Amy (Simpson) Strachey , known as Amy, was born in 1866 and married John St Loe Strachey in 1887. She contributed about twenty pieces to The Spectator between 1900 and...
Intertextuality and Influence Elizabeth von Arnim
Her first publication also initiated a taste for gardening books with a hands-on approach to natural landscaping: Gertrude Jekyll published the first of her many gardening books, Wood and Garden, in 1899, and included...
Occupation Vita Sackville-West
VSW was a lecturer and broadcaster for the BBC as well as a hard-working and prolific journalist.
Staley, Thomas F., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 34. Gale Research.
34: 260-1
She has a place in any list of influential English gardeners, developing further some of the...
Textual Features Roma White
In fact the book deals with gardening in town as well as in the suburbs. The cloth cover is attractively designed with a vignette of London above the title and a country scene below. The...


1883: William Robinson lastingly affected the English...

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William Robinson lastingly affected the English style of gardening when he published The English Flower Garden, which went through many editions.

1900: Gertrude Jekyll published her influential,...

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Gertrude Jekyll published her influential, highly personal Home and Garden, which describes the creation of her famous cottage garden at Munstead Wood in Surrey.


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