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Penelope Chichester-Clark MP

Penelope Hobhouse Garden writer, garden designer, garden historian, lecturer and gardener. Until 1993 with her husband, Professor John Malins, she was in charge of the National Trust Gardens at Tinti...

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Sir Ebenezer Howard MP (c.1850 - 1928)

Sir Ebenezer Howard OBE (29 January 1850 – 1 May 1928) is known for his publication Garden Cities of To-morrow (1898), the description of a utopian city in which people live harmoniously togethe...

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William Banks (deceased)

William Banks, later landscape gardener, land steward, and surveyor to the fourth duke of Beaufort at Badminton in Gloucestershire

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Nathaniel Lloyd, OBE (1867 - 1933)

" Nathaniel Lloyd OBE (1867-1933) founded the firm of Nathaniel Lloyd & Co, Lithographic Printers. He subsequently became joint managing director of the Star Bleaching Co, which he sold in 1912. In his...

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Gerald Walter Erskine Loder, 1st Baron Wakehurst MP (1861 - 1936)

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Sir Edwin Lutyens, OM, KCIE MP (1869 - 1944)

Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, OM, KCIE, PRA, FRIBA From Wikipedia (pron.: /ˈlʌtjənz/; LUT-yənz; 29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944) was a British architect who is known...

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Clement Hodgkinson (1818 - 1893)

Clement Hodgkinson (born 1818 and died 5 September 1893) was a notable English naturalist, explorer and surveyor of Australia. He was Victorian Assistant Commissioner of Crown Lands and Survey from 1...

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Ian L. McHarg (1920 - 2001)

Ian L. McHarg ( November 20, 1920 - March 5, 2001 ) was born in Clydebank, Scotland and became a landscape architect and a renowned writer on regional planning using natural systems. He was the found...

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Lawrence Halprin (1916 - 2009)

Lawrence Halprin was an American landscape architect, designer and teacher. BEST-KNOWN CREATIONS: - Sea Ranch, Sonoma Coast (1967) - Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco (1968) - Embarcadero Pla...

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Lloyd Wright MP (1890 - 1978)

Frank Lloyd Wright, Jr., commonly known as Lloyd Wright, was an American landscape architect and architect, most active in Los Angeles and Southern California. His name is frequently confused with his ...

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Charles A. Platt (1861 - 1933)

Charles Adams Platt (October 16, 1861 – September 12, 1933) was a prominent artist, landscape gardener, landscape designer, and architect of the "American Renaissance" movement. His garden d...

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Ellen Biddle Shipman (1869 - 1950)

Landscape Architect. Ellen Biddle Shipman (1869–1950) was an American landscape architect known for her formal gardens and lush planting style. Born in Philadelphia, she spent her childh...

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Charles Eliot (1859 - 1897)

) Charles Eliot (November 1, 1859 – March 25, 1897) was a leading American landscape architect, whose career was cut short by death at age 38 from spinal meningitis. Eliot pioneered many of th...

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Beatrix Farrand (1872 - 1959)

Beatrix Jones Farrand (June 19, 1872 – February 28, 1959) was a landscape gardener and landscape architect in the United States. Her career included commissions to design the gardens for priva...

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Edward Durell Stone, Jr. (1932 - 2009)

. Edward Durell Stone, Jr. (August 30, 1932 – July 10, 2009) was an American landscape architect. The son of the architect, Edward Durell Stone, Edward Stone, Jr. graduated from Phillips A...

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Decimus Burton (1800 - 1881)

Decimus Burton [1800-1881] His first name, from the Latin for 'tenth', denoted his position as the tenth child in his family. He was a successful and significant 19th century architect, designing bui...

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Ganna Walska (1887 - 1984)

Ganna Walska born Hanna Puacz (1887 – 2 March 1984 in Brest-Litovsk) was a Polish opera singer and garden enthusiast who created Lotusland, and died in Montecito. She was married six times to ...

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Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (1870 - 1957)

. Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (July 24, 1870 – December 25, 1957) was an American landscape architect best known for his wildlife conservation efforts. He had a lifetime commitment to national ...

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John Charles Olmsted (1852 - 1920)

John Charles Olmsted (1852-1920), the nephew and adopted son of Frederick Law Olmsted, was an American landscape architect. With his brother, Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr., he founded Olmsted Brothers, ...

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Robert Adam MP (1728 - 1792)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Robert Adam FRSE FRS FSA(Scot) FSA FRSA (3 July 1728 – 3 March 1792) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer. He was th...

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Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. MP (1822 - 1903)

Frederick Law Olmsted April 26, 1822-August 28, 1903 Parents: John Olmsted d. 1873 and Charlotte Law Hull d. 1826 Wife Mary Perkins Olmsted, widow of his brother John Olmsted Children: Adopted hi...

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Sir Francis Carew, MP (c.1530 - 1611)

' Family and Education b. ?1530, 1st s. of Sir Nicholas Carew†, master of the horse to Henry VIII, by Elizabeth, da. of Sir Thomas Bryan. unm. suc. fa. 1539. Kntd. 1576.1 Offices Held Sherif...

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Joseph Paxton MP (1803 - 1865)

Sir Joseph Paxton (3 August 1803 – 8 June 1865) was an English gardener and architect, best known for designing The Crystal Palace. Wife: Sarah Brown Child: Rosa Paxton Paxton was born in ...

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Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States of America MP (1743 - 1826)

Thomas Jefferson was part of the Committee of Five appointed by the Continental Congress to draft the Declaration of Independence and the main author. The others were John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert ...

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Lancelot "Capability" Brown MP (1716 - 1783)

(1716 – 6 February 1783) More commonly known as Capability Brown English landscape architect. He is remembered as "the last of the great English eighteenth-century artists to be accorded his...

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Vita Sackville-West MP (1892 - 1962)

Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962) (Victoria Mary Sackville-West) Garden designer/creater, Gardener, a garden writer The Hon Lady Nicolson, CH (9 March 1892 – 2 June 1962), best known as Vita...

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Gertrude Jekyll MP (1843 - 1932)

"Undoubtedly the most famous gardener England has ever produced" - lived at Bramley House, Godalming - south of Guildford (near Farnham), Surrey. Gertrude Jekyll was born in 1843, the fourth (and sec...

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