Gertrude Jekyll (/ˈdʒiːkəl/ JEE-kəl; 29 November 1843 – 8 December 1932) was a British horticulturist, garden designer, craftswoman, photographer, writer and artist.[1] She created over 400 gardens in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, and wrote over 1,000 articles[1] for magazines such as Country Life and William Robinson‘s The Garden.[2] Jekyll has been described as “a premier influence in garden design” by British and American gardening enthusiasts.[1]

Books in order of publication:

Wood and Garden (Longmans, Green and Co., 1899).

Home and garden (Longmans, Green and Co., 1900).

Roses for English Gardens (London: Country Life, 1902).

Wall and water gardens (London: Country Life, 1902).

Lilies for English gardens (London: Country Life, 1903).

Some English gardens (Longmans, Green & Co., 1904)

Old West Surrey (Longmans, Green, and Co., 1904).

Colour in the flower garden (London: Country Life, 1908).

Annuals & biennials (London: Country Life, 1916)

Children and gardens ( London: Country Life, 1908).

Gardens for small country houses (London: Country Life, 1914).

Colour schemes for the flower garden (London: Country Life, 1919).