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Gertrude Jekyll

  • What is one to say about June — the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade?

    • Gertrude Jekyll,
    • "Rain After Drought," Home and Garden ()
  • The love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies.

    • Gertrude Jekyll,
    • in Judith B. Tankard, Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden ()

Gertrude Jekyll, English horticulturist, garden designer, artist, writer

(1843 - 1932)