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Events Archive

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 ...

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


Digging for Gardens: Garden Archaeology Today

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

Chairman: Steven Pugsley


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...

Ugborough House, Ugborough, near Modbury
Wednesday, 21 August, 2013 - 14:00 to 16:30

The 5.5 acre garden at Ugborough House is the subject of a major renovation programme (see DGT Newsletter issue 88).  Laid out in the early nineteenth century by Revd. John Spry, the garden has many mature trees including Wellingtonias (...

Cothland Barn, Lustleigh
Thursday, 8 August, 2013 - 13:45 to 16:15

Owners and DGT stalwarts Jeremy and Gill Hepworth have created a delightful garden at Cothland Barn on the hills above Lustleigh, with far-reaching views, naturalised ponds, a formal water garden, orchard, meadows, spectacular rock outcrops and a...

Holcombe Court, Holcombe Rogus. A guided walk.
Saturday, 27 July, 2013 - 14:00 to 16:30

Holcombe Court is a Grade I Tudor manor house situated close to Wellington on the Devon/Somerset  border.  The seven acre site includes herbaceous borders, trout ponds and a Victorian rockery.  There is a recently restored and recreated woodland...

Annual General Meeting and 25th Birthday Celebration
Wednesday, 3 July, 2013 - 10:30

The DGT was launched in July 1988 and celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.  DGT's Patron, the Countess of Arran, has graciously offered to host the 2013 AGM and Birthday Celebrations at Castle Hill, Filleigh, near Barnstaple on Wednesday 3rd...