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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...

Newton House, Newton Surmaville, near Yeovil
Saturday, 22 June, 2013 - 14:00 to 17:00

A unique opportunity to visit a Grade I listed house with Grade II listed garden, newly restored by the owners.  The house was built in 1612 and was sold for the first time in 2007 having been passed down through generations of the Harbin family.  ...

An Evening at Homeyards Botanical Gardens, Shaldon
Friday, 7 June, 2013 - 17:00 to 19:30
Homeyards Botanical Gardens were created during the 1920’s and 30’s for Maria Laetitia Kempe Homeyard.    Her husband William had invented and manufactured a very popular patent cough syrup called Liqufruta. They used their fortune to buy Ness...
Friends Coffee Morning at Luscombe Castle
Friday, 31 May, 2013 - 10:00 to 12:30

Luscombe Castle is a privately owned castle located near Dawlish.  The garden is listed as Grade I by English Heritage (...

Rose Festival and Garden Fair
Monday, 27 May, 2013 (All day)

This event will take place at Cadhay near Ottery St Mary in support of Hospiscare.  The DGT will have a stand at the event and our team will be there to welcome existing and prospective members.  See Hospiscare Garden Festival ...