How to spot a Capability Brown landscape
This year we’re celebrating the 300th birthday of the most famous gardener in British history, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Brown helped revolutionise British gardening in the eighteenth century, sweeping away formality in favour of natural looking landscapes. He copied nature so cleverly that his work is often mistaken for a natural landscape.
So how can you tell the difference between what appears to be quintessential British countryside and an original Brown work of art?