Sir Edwin Lutyens

The Palette of a Garden Designer Today is the birthday of the English Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (“Lutchins”). Edwin went by Ned. When Ned was almost forty, he was hired to work on a house for the great garden designer and horticulturist Gertrude Jekyll. It was the beginning of a professional collaboration and friendship that had profound…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Today we celebrate the Chelsea Physic Garden Curator who was partly responsible for the British Fern Craze and the botanical illustrator whose art ended up on South African currency. We’ll learn about the man who discovered the virus researching tobacco plants and the English architect who partnered with Gertrude Jekyll to design Country Estates. Today’s…

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