Jane's teaching and research
Jane lectures on the history of gardens and designed landscapes. For the IHR she runs teaching sessions on the nineteenth-century garden. She is affiliated to the City of Birmingham University, supports regular training for gardening teams within the National Trust and is a member of the Historic Houses Archivist Group.
Jane's current research interests are the landscape designers Humphry Repton, Lewis Kennedy and William Broderick Thomas. Her recent publications include:
- (with David Whitehead), ‘In the enemy’s quarters’: Humphry Repton in the West Midlands (Leominster: Hereford and Worcester Garden Trust and Woolhope Club, 2018)
- 'The gardens of Sir Charles Barry: Only a handmaid to architecture’, Garden History, 42.1 (2014), 41-63
- (with Timothy Mowl), Historic Gardens of England: Herefordshire (Bristol: Redcliffe Press, 2012)
- ‘The Carriage Drive in Humphry Repton’s Landscapes’, Garden History, 33.1 (2005), 31-46