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Capability Brown: Celebrating 300 years of England's 'best gardener'

February marks the start of year-long celebrations of the life and work of England's greatest gardener, Lancelot "Capability" Brown.

Born in 1716, Brown was best known for designing gardens and landscapes at some of the country's grandest stately homes including Blenheim Palace, Chatsworth, Highclere Castle, Burghley, Weston Park and Compton Verney.

Nikki Applewhite, the gardener at Belvoir Castle, told Robert Hall what made "Capability" more than just capable.

  • 05 Feb 2016
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