• Walking tour of the Clovelly Court landscape with John Rous and Simon Bonvoisin. Wednesday 13th September 2017. See Events section for information.
Devon Gardens Trust is devoted to the preservation and enhancement of gardens in the UK county of Devon

Awards

July 2015 - Grants go to four organisations

Okehampton Community Garden.  £1000 awarded for general assistance with the development of this community garden.  See here for information.
Exeter Dissenters' Graveyard Trust.  £1000 awarded towards the fabrication and installation of new gates.  See website for information about this project.
Growing for Life (Shekinah Mission) at Occombe.  £1000 awarded for the purchase of tools and gardening equipment.  See website for information about this project.
Exeter Community Centre.  £357 for the purchase of three wooden benches to be sited in the Mulberry Garden for the benefit of tenants and visitors.  See ECC website here.

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Bursary News

In 2014, the DGT awarded two student bursaries:
Georgina Kemp (RHS Level 2) - Bicton College 
Shelley O'Berg (RHS Level 2) - Bicton/RHS Rosemoor

In 2013, the DGT awarded nine student bursaries:
Elaine Kitto (RHS Level 2) - Bicton College
Keets Devoy (Sustainable Horticulture Level 2) - Duchy College Occombe
Mark Cordery (RHS Level 2) - RHS Rosemoor
Katie Green (Level 2 Horticulture) - Schumacher College
Catherine Hess (Sustainable Horticulture Level 3) - Duchy College Occombe 
Tom Nancarrow (RHS Level 2) - Bicton College
Chris Smith (Sustainable Horticulture Level 3) - Duchy College Occombe
Caroline Wakelin (Sustainable Horticulture Level 3) - Duchy College Occombe

Part of the financial support for the bursaries was provided by the Norman Family Charitable Trust to whom our thanks are extended.

 

In 2012, the DGT awarded four student bursaries:
Niki Cooksey (RHS Level 3) - Bicton College
Lois Gallimore (RHS Level 2) - Bicton College
Mark Cordery (RHS Level 2) - RHS Rosemoor
Tom Clarke (Sustainable Horticulture Diploma) - Schumacher College, Dartington

Part of the financial support for the bursaries was provided by the Norman Family Charitable Trust to whom our thanks are extended.