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Flower Border at Apple Tree Farm House, Chorley Wood, for Lady Muriel Wood

Jekyll often dispatched designs to clients by post with a list of plants to be ordered from her nursery. This design for Apple Tree Farm House at Chorley Wood, the home of Sir Henry & Lady Muriel Wood, shows a 150” (50 m)-long border is a simple diagram of which plants to put where.  In the designer’s mind, however, it is a three-dimensional picture of how the plants will grow.

Ref: 2004.065

Artist

Gertrude Jekyll

Materials

Paper and ink

Year

c.1920s

Collection No:

2004.065