The Arts and Crafts Garden Idyl

The transition from the 19th to the 20th century saw the emergence of a new ethos in art and design and saw the arrival of the Arts and Crafts Garden. Here, architect met plantsman and formality was tempered by a flowery extravaganza. This talk reveals the enduring qualities of a garden style crafted at a time often regarded as the ‘Golden Age of Gardening’.

Marilyn Elm

An experienced course leader in garden and landscape design and history and a freelance lecturer for a variety of organisations, universities and specialist groups, including the National Trust and The Royal Horticultural Society. She is a qualified landscape architect and interior designer. She has published articles and broadcast for BBC television and radio and the Discovery Channel. Member of the Garden Media Guild