• Wednesday 14th November 2018 | A guided walk and talk in Sidmouth on Cottages Ornés. See EVENTS for details.
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Institute of Horticulture to receive Royal Charter
Sun, 04/08/13

Many groups, including the County Gardens Trusts, have attempted to raise the profile of horticulture in the eyes of the public, educators, legislators and employers by engaging with...

DGT Facebook page relaunched
Sun, 04/08/13

An increasing number of DGT members are using Facebook to keep in touch with family, friends and interests.  The DGT Facebook page was set up some time ago, but recently our new Publicity and Marketing Officer, Louise Tratt, started to redesign the...

Bicton students receive DGT prizes
Fri, 19/07/13

Three students at Bicton College received awards provided by the DGT at their recent end-of-year Prize-Giving ceremony.  The prizes for Top Practical Student in Horticulture were presented to:

  • Year 1 - Connor Mitchell
  • Year 2 -...
Tighter controls for onshore wind farms
Thu, 06/06/13

The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Rt Hon Ed Davey MP, has today announced new guidelines for the siting of onshore wind turbines.  In a written ministerial statement (click...

DGT on the radio - Friday 24th May
Thu, 23/05/13

DGT member and well known Veitch researcher, Caradoc Doy, was interviewed by Laura Denning for SOUNDART RADIO at last Saturday's visit to Brinshill in Mamhead.  Laura's programme - "Roots and Shoots", which also includes an interview with DGT Chairman...

New Vice President elected
Mon, 06/05/13

At the April Council of Management meeting the Trustees invited Mrs Janet Anderson, past Chairman of the DGT, to become a Vice President.  Janet has most recently served as Vice Chairman and we are very grateful for all her work on behalf of the Trust...

DGT Member awarded Veitch Memorial Medal
Tue, 23/04/13

DGT member Susan Minter has been awarded the prestigious Veitch Memorial Medal by the Royal Horticultural Society at a ceremony on 19th April 2013.  The Veitch Memorial Medal is awarded for outstanding contribution to the advancement of science, art...

Chulmleigh Primary School receives DGT Grant
Tue, 19/03/13

Chulmleigh Primary School is undergoing a facelift with new classrooms and offices being built.  It is not just bricks and mortar that figure in the plans for this growing and popular school, now part of the Chulmleigh Academy Trust.  The DGT has...

DGT exhibition opens at Devon Rural Archive
Tue, 19/03/13

An exhibition celebrating the first 25 years of the DGT and explaining what the DGT does has opened at the Devon Rural Archive, Shilstone Manor, near Modbury.  The display boards will be on show from 19th March to 2nd May 2013, and the DRA is open to...

DGT at Ford Park Cemetery
Sun, 03/03/13

Ford Park Cemetery is a 34.5 acre site located close to Mutley Plain, close to Plymouth City Centre and adjacent to Central Park.  Part of the cemetery is designated as a Grade II* site by English Heritage within the Register of Historic Parks and...