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Within These Walls - The Kitchen Garden. A talk by Steven Desmond

Date & Time of Event: 
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.  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.

Steven Desmond

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.

To book, please download a booking form here or contact Dr Ian M Varndell (tel. 07769 335506 or email events@devongardenstrust.org.uk).