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Capability Brown: The Shakespeare of Gardening

Capability Brown was the most talented and prolific of the artists who created the thousands of English Landscape Gardens—gardens on a scale that seem natural and irregular. Brown’s artistry often goes unnoticed as it blends so subtly into the landscape and its impact has been mostly overlooked. He is associated with more than 250 sites covering 200 square miles in total.
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An American Gardener in England

One of the most famous and iconically English gardens in Britain is the famed Arts & Crafts garden, Hidcote located in Gloucestershire. Designed by the American horticulturalist, Major Lawrence Johnston, Hidcote would come to influence countless gardeners both in Britain and around the world. Among its admirers were Graham Stuart Thomas, Vita Sackville-West and Norah Lindsay.
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