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Gertrude Jekyll

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Gertrude Jekyll (29 November 1843 – 8 December 1932) was a British horticulturist, garden designer, artist, and writer. [1]

43 relations: Agnes Jekyll, Arts and Crafts movement, Bois des Moutiers, Bramley, Surrey, Busbridge Church, Canon (priest), Charles Holme, Color wheel, Country Life (magazine), Edwin Lutyens, Exposition Universelle (1900), Garden design, Garden of Eden (Venice), George Samuel Elgood, Godalming, Google Doodle, Grenadier Guards, Hascombe Court, Hestercombe House, Historic England, History of gardening, Horticulture, Impressionism, J. J. Stevenson, J. M. W. Turner, Lindisfarne Castle, Massachusetts Horticultural Society, Mayfair, Munstead Wood, Ralph Hancock (landscape gardener), Robert Lorimer, Robert Louis Stevenson, Royal College of Art, Royal Horticultural Society, St Paul's Pro-Cathedral, Valletta, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Tate, Upton Grey, Veitch Memorial Medal, Victoria Medal of Honour, William Nicholson (artist), William Robinson (gardener), Worcester Cathedral.

Agnes Jekyll

Dame Agnes Jekyll DBE (née Graham; 12 October 1861 – 28 January 1937) was a British artist, writer and philanthropist.

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Arts and Crafts movement

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.

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Bois des Moutiers

The Bois des Moutiers is located in Varengeville-sur-Mer, Normandy, France.

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Bramley, Surrey

Bramley is a village and civil parish about three miles (5 km) south of Guildford in the Borough of Waverley in Surrey, south east England.

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Busbridge Church

Busbridge Church or St John the Baptist Church, is an evangelical Anglican Church in Busbridge, Godalming, England.

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Canon (priest)

A canon (from the Latin canonicus, itself derived from the Greek κανονικός, kanonikós, "relating to a rule", "regular") is a member of certain bodies subject to an ecclesiastical rule.

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Charles Holme

Charles Holme (1848–1923) was an English journalist and art critic, founding editor of ''The Studio'' from 1893.

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Color wheel

A color wheel or colour circle is an abstract illustrative organization of color hues around a circle, which shows the relationships between primary colors, secondary colors, tertiary colors etc.

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Country Life (magazine)

Country Life is a British weekly perfect-bound, glossy magazine, based in London at 110 Southwark Street (until March 2016 when it became based in Farnborough, Hampshire), and owned by Time Inc UK.

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Edwin Lutyens

Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, (29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was an English architect known for imaginatively adapting traditional architectural styles to the requirements of his era.

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Exposition Universelle (1900)

The Exposition Universelle of 1900 was a world's fair held in Paris, France, from 14 April to 12 November 1900, to celebrate the achievements of the past century and to accelerate development into the next.

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Garden design

Garden design is the art and process of designing and creating plans for layout and planting of gardens and landscapes.

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Garden of Eden (Venice)

The Garden of Eden, also known as the Eden Garden (Giardino Eden) is a villa with a famous garden, on the island of Giudecca in Venice, Italy.

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George Samuel Elgood

George Samuel Elgood (1851–1943) was an English artist and illustrator who became well known for his paintings of formal gardens.

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Godalming is a historic market town, civil parish and administrative centre of the Borough of Waverley in Surrey, England, SSW of Guildford.

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Google Doodle

A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google's homepages that commemorates holidays, events, achievements, and people.

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Grenadier Guards

The Grenadier Guards (GREN GDS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Hascombe Court

Hascombe Court is a estate in Hascombe, Surrey, best known for its vast garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll.

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Hestercombe House

Hestercombe House is a historic country house in the parish of West Monkton in the Quantock Hills, near Taunton in Somerset, England.

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Historic England

Historic England (officially the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England) is an executive non-departmental public body of the British Government sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

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History of gardening

The history of ornamental gardening may be considered as aesthetic expressions of beauty through art and nature, a display of taste or style in civilized life, an expression of an individual's or culture's philosophy, and sometimes as a display of private status or national pride—in private and public landscapes.

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Horticulture is the science and art of growing plants (fruits, vegetables, flowers, and any other cultivar).

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Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterised by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles.

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J. J. Stevenson

John James Stevenson FRSE FSA FRIBA (1831–1908), often referred to as J. J. Stevenson, was a British architect of the late-Victorian era.

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J. M. W. Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 177519 December 1851), known as J. M. W. Turner and contemporarily as William Turner, was an English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolourist, known for his expressive colourisation, imaginative landscapes and turbulent, often violent marine paintings.

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Lindisfarne Castle

Lindisfarne Castle is a 16th-century castle located on Holy Island, near Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, much altered by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1901.

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Massachusetts Horticultural Society

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society, sometimes abbreviated to MassHort, is an American horticultural society based in Massachusetts.

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Mayfair is an affluent area in the West End of London towards the east edge of Hyde Park, in the City of Westminster, between Oxford Street, Regent Street, Piccadilly and Park Lane.

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Munstead Wood

Munstead Wood is a Grade I listed house and garden in Munstead Heath, Busbridge on the boundary of the town of Godalming in Surrey, England, south-east of the town centre.

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Ralph Hancock (landscape gardener)

Ralph Hancock (2 July 1893 – 30 August 1950) was a Welsh landscape gardener, architect and author.

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Robert Lorimer

Sir Robert Stodart Lorimer, KBE (4 November 1864 – 13 September 1929) was a prolific Scottish architect and furniture designer noted for his sensitive restorations of historic houses and castles, for new work in Scots Baronial and Gothic Revival styles, and for promotion of the Arts and Crafts movement.

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Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, musician and travel writer.

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Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art (RCA) is a public research university in London, in the United Kingdom.

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Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), founded in 1804 as the Horticultural Society of London, is the UK's leading gardening charity.

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St Paul's Pro-Cathedral, Valletta

St Paul's Pro-Cathedral (Malti: Il-Pro-Katridral ta' San Pawl), officially The Pro-Cathedral and Collegiate Church of Saint Paul, is an Anglican pro-cathedral of the Diocese in Europe situated in Independence Square, Valletta, Malta.

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Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a gothic novella by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson first published in 1886.

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Tate is an institution that houses the United Kingdom's national collection of British art, and international modern and contemporary art.

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Upton Grey

Upton Grey is a village and civil parish in Hampshire, England.

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Veitch Memorial Medal

The Veitch Memorial Medal is an international prize issued annually by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).

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Victoria Medal of Honour

The Victoria Medal of Honour (VMH) is awarded to British horticulturists resident in the United Kingdom whom the Royal Horticultural Society Council considers deserving of special honour by the Society The award was established in 1897 "in perpetual remembrance of Her Majesty's glorious reign, and to enable the Council to confer honour on British horticulturists." The Society's rules state that only sixty-three horticulturists can hold the VMH at any given time, in commemoration of the sixty-three years of Queen Victoria's reign.

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William Nicholson (artist)

Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson (5 February 1872 – 16 May 1949) was a British painter of still-life, landscape and portraits.

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William Robinson (gardener)

William Robinson (5 July 1838 – 17 May 1935) was an Irish practical gardener and journalist whose ideas about wild gardening spurred the movement that led to the popularising of the English cottage garden, a parallel to the search for honest simplicity and vernacular style of the British Arts and Crafts movement.

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Worcester Cathedral

Worcester Cathedral, is an Anglican cathedral in Worcester, England, situated on a bank overlooking the River Severn.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_Jekyll

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