• Wednesday 14th November 2018 | A guided walk and talk in Sidmouth on Cottages Ornés. See EVENTS for details.
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Christmas Lecture and Luncheon
Tuesday, 4 December, 2018 - 10:30 to 16:00

In Praise of Head Gardeners: The under-appreciated guardians of British (horti)culture

A talk by Ambra Edwards.

"It's difficult to imagine a class of people who have such tremendous skills, who contribute...

Following in the Footsteps of Wilson in China - a talk by Tony Kirkham
Thursday, 15 November, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

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 An invitation to join members of the Somerset Gardens Trust.

Following in the Footsteps of Wilson in China...

Cottages Ornés
Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 (All day)

Cottages Ornés
A joint event with the Sid Vale Association.

Talk by Roger White with associated guided walk around the cottages ornés of Sidmouth.

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Private visit to Wood
Thursday, 24 May, 2018 - 14:00

Private visit to Wood, South Tawton 
with John Milverton and John Clark

Wood is a Grade I registered landscape - one of only five in Devon - designed at the beginning of the twentieth...

Tour of Buckfast Abbey Gardens and Bee Department
Friday, 18 May, 2018 - 10:30 to 16:00

WORLD PLANT FASCINATION DAY - Friday 18th May 2018
Guided tour of Buckfast Abbey Gardens and Bee Department - Joint Meeting with Royal Society of Biology (Devon & Cornwall Branch)

Insect pollinators are...

Visit to Mill Wood, Halswell Park, near Bridgwater
Thursday, 26 April, 2018 - 13:00

Private visit to Mill Wood, Halswell Park 
with Edward Strachan

This is a joint meeting with...

Private tour of Blackpool Gardens
Tuesday, 17 April, 2018 - 14:00

Private Tour of Blackpool Gardens
with Sir Geoffrey Newman

4 APRIL 2018.  A WAITING LIST FOR PLACES ON THIS TOUR IS NOW OPERATING.

In 1896 Robert Lydston Newman, then Deputy Governor...

Private tour of Antony; formal gardens and woodland
Tuesday, 27 March, 2018 (All day)

Private tour of Antony; formal gardens and woodland
with Sir Richard Carew Pole and Nick Allison, NT Head Gardener

The Antony estate has been in the Carew family since the sixteenth century...

All Around is Fairy Ground: Repton & the Regency Garden.
Tuesday, 27 February, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00

All Around is Fairy Ground: Repton & the Regency Garden.  
An illustrated talk by Dr Laura Mayer 

Humphry Repton (1752 – 1818) ambitiously named himself Capability Brown’s successor: the century’s next...

Plant Conservation - can we meet the great challenges we face?
Tuesday, 30 January, 2018 - 14:00

Plant Conservation - can we meet the great challenges we face

A talk by Ian Wright, Lead Garden Adviser for the NT in the SW & Wales

Historic parks...

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