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. For 15 years he lecturered in colleges of horticulture in the north of England. Steven now divides his time between writing on gardens, e.g. for Country Life; lecturing to a wide range of audiences including Bristol and Oxford Universities, NADFAS and other groups on garden and architectural history; advisory work for owners of historic gardens including the National Trust; and leads specialist tours of historic gardens and houses in Britain, Ireland, France, Germany and Italy.
Talk: Within These Walls - The Country House Kitchen Garden
Where: Rowe Hall, The Mint Methodist Church, Exeter, EX4 3AT.
When: Thursday 16th January 2014 at 2.00p.m. (Doors open at 1.30p.m.)
Cost: £5 (DGT members)/ £6 (non-members) to include afternoon refreshments.