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Lukesland Gardens, near Ivybridge and Avenue Cottage, Ashprington
Thursday, 15 May, 2014 - 10:30 to 16:00

Lukesland Gardens and Avenue Cottage are within a short drive of each other and this visit is to view two wonderful Spring gardens.  DGT members visited Lukesland in October 2013 to view the autumnal colours, so this visit is intended to show the...

Exeter's Gardens - A Guided Walking Tour
Wednesday, 30 April, 2014 - 10:00 to 12:30

DGT's Conservation Officer John Clark will lead a walking tour of Exeter's parks and gardens alongside the City Wall and the River Exe.  The tour will start from Exeter City Centre and will be

10.00h  Meet at the City Wall at the north...

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


Theme:        Working in Partnership


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.
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 ...