Earthly Delights

Posted on by David Gelber

This year, in case you didn’t know it, is the tercentenary of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s birth. He was the landscape designer who advised at some 250 estates in England and exerted almost a monopoly on landscape style from the 1760s until he dropped down dead

Green Fingers

Posted on by David Gelber

‘A tree, a wall, and a chair with a little water’: that is the American landscape architect Steve Martino’s minimum requirement for a garden. Not everyone would be so undemanding. But as Stephen Anderton notes in his engaging new book, Martino has an approach to garden-making rather different from that of many of his predecessors. […]

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