Seek and ye shall find...or perhaps not?
Clues to the history of a designed landscape can come from all sorts of sources...
The plant list of Sir John Reresby
On the 11th of April 1642, Reresby of Thrybergh Hall, sat down and made a list of all the plants in his garden...
Portrait of Sir Thomas Frankland, 6th Baronet, 1777, by George Romney. Source.
Gardening life of Sir Thomas Frankland
Read how Sir Thomas, a gentleman botanist, experimented at his home, Thirkleby Hall in Yorkshire.
A glimpse of gardens from the past
Learn about old postcards of gardens and what they reveal
A History of Gledhow
Explore the history of the Gledhow Estate near Leeds, painted by Turner in the early 19th century and featuring a house attributed to John Carr.