In its 18th century heyday, the plant collection at Croome was "second only to Kew". The 6th Earl of Coventry, owner of Croome, was a huge plant fan and fortunately for us now, hundreds of plant bills remain in the Croome archive.
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Poppy Coles' love of history turned into a grand historical foray across the country. The challenge: to 'find' Capability Brown - this ordinary farmer's son who changed the face of the English garden forever.
A carnelian intaglio of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, currently on display at the British Museum. The intaglio was produced by the engraver, Edward Burch, for Henry Holland, who married Bridget Brown, eldest daughter of Lancelot "Capability" and Bridget Brown and was passed down through the Holland family for over two centuries.
The Embroiderers’ Guild was delighted to be a partner with the Capability Brown Festival and created 46 unique textile exhibitions at venues across the country. Their next Capability Brown inspired exhibition will be at Chatsworth in Derbyshire.