The Garden Guide

Colvin, Brenda

Born - Died : 1897 - 1981

Born in India, Brenda Colvin studied garden design under Madeline Agar at Swanley College (later absorbed into Hadlow College - see Broadview Gardens). Brenda Colvin shared an office with Sylvia Crowe and was president of the Institute of Landscape Architects and wrote an influential book on Land and Landscape (1947 revised in 1970). Brenda Colvin designed gardens for the Manor House in Sutton Courtenay and elsewhere. The best example of Brenda Colvin's work is her own garden at Filkins in Gloucestershire. It is the office of Colvin and Moggridge and is occasionally open under the National Gardens Scheme.

Gardens designed by Colvin, Brenda