• Guided tour of the Nursery and Arboretum at Thornhayes, near Cullompton. Friday 20th October 2017. See Events section for information.
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Visit to Great Ambrook, Ipplepen THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.
Wednesday, 23 April, 2014 (All day)

This fascinating garden, unique in Devon, was discovered in a wood in 1988 by owners Ken and Doris Rees.  It has many of the features common to the Edwardian period, including terraces, pools, rills, staircases, a pergola and a gazebo but the cohesive...

Camellia Walk at Mount Edgcumbe
Tuesday, 25 March, 2014 - 13:00 to 15:00

Spring comes early to Mount Edgcumbe, lying as it does on the Cornish side of Plymouth Sound. In its favoured position, the delicate flowers of the camellias appear from January onwards, making it a welcome start to the beginning of the year. The...

Lady Boscawen's seventeenth-century plant notebook: Some issues in herbal and garden history. A talk by Dr Anne Stobart
Wednesday, 19 March, 2014 - 14:00

To what extent did housewives grow and collect herbs for medicinal use in early modern times? Contemporary printed sources suggest that women took much responsibility for gardens and household healthcare in this period. However, there has been limited...

AGT Southwest Education Meeting 2014
Wednesday, 26 February, 2014 (All day)

AGT Southwest Region Education Meeting 2014

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION (October 2013)


Theme:        Working in Partnership

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Within These Walls - The Kitchen Garden. A talk by Steven Desmond
Thursday, 16 January, 2014 - 13:30 to 16:00


Steven Desmond is a Landscape Consultant specialising in the conservation and management of historic gardens in Britain & Europe. He is a former professional gardener with wide experience of working in private & public sectors.  ...

DGT Christmas Lunch
Wednesday, 4 December, 2013 - 11:00 to 15:30

DGT members are cordially invited to celebrate Christmas with a luncheon at The Edgemoor Hotel, Bovey Tracey, on Wednesday 4th December 2013.  Details of the event will be sent to each member, and the provisional programme appears...

Garden History of Exeter and Devon
Saturday, 26 October, 2013 - 14:00 to 17:00
This event is organised by the Exeter Civic Society.
 
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Lukesland, near Ivybridge
Thursday, 24 October, 2013 - 14:00

Twenty four acres of woodland gardens, famed for its spring flowering shrubs offering beautiful colour,  but in Autumn the shelterbelts of beech trees turn a glorious gold, while more exotic species such as acers, azaleas, Ginkgo and ...

DGT AUTUMN CONFERENCE: Digging for Gardens: Garden Archaeology Today
Saturday, 28 September, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

DGT AUTUMN CONFERENCE

Digging for Gardens: Garden Archaeology Today

Saturday 28th September 2013  |  Longdown Village Hall  |  10.00h - 16.00h

Chairman: Steven Pugsley
 

Speakers

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AGT Annual Conference - London
Friday, 6 September, 2013 - 14:00 to Sunday, 8 September, 2013 - 15:00

EASTERN PROMISE: Transforming London's Landscapes from Abercrombie to the Olympics.

The Conference will explore how East London’s landscapes have been reshaped over the last 60 years, culminating in the...

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