• Visit to Shilstone Gardens and Devon Rural Archive Tuesday 29th October 2019 at 11 am
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Visit to St Brannocks House, Braunton
Wednesday, 14 August, 2019 - 02:30

Be transported to the tropics in North Devon! Commanding the immaculate vegetable garden at St Brannocks House is a magnificent and unusual tiered glasshouse. It has been the home for Jeremy and Priscilla Smith-Bingham’s increasing collection of...

DGT Annual General Meeting 2019
Tuesday, 23 July, 2019 - 11:00

RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PH

The 2019 Devon Gardens Trust Annual General Meeting will be held at RHS Rosemoor.

The AGM will be followed by a talk, buffet lunch and opportunity to spend the rest of the...

Visit to Sandridge Park
Monday, 8 July, 2019 - 02:30

This visit is now full.

An Exploration of Endsleigh
Saturday, 18 May, 2019 - 11:30 to 16:30

An Exploration of Endsleigh  - Please Note This Event is Fully Booked - Waiting List Only

A special day ar Humphry Repton's great creation on the River Tamar with Keir Davidson and Ben Ruscombe-King.  Keir Davidson is the author...

'Those Arts which have given celebrity to the name of Repton'
Thursday, 28 March, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:30

'Those Arts which have given celebrity to the name of Repton': The work of George Stanley Repton in Devon

A talk by Dr Rosemary Yallop

2018 has been the celebration of two hundred years since the...

Exploring the English Pleasure Grounds, 1800-1840.
Tuesday, 26 February, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Exploring the English Pleasure Grounds, 1800-1840

A talk by Dr Jane Bradney.

This talk takes a look at what was happening in English Pleasure Grounds during the early decades of the 19th century.  Years...

Public Paradise - the story of the public parks renaissance and its uncertain future.
Tuesday, 29 January, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Public Paradise - the story of the public parks renaissance and its uncertain future

A talk by David Lambert.

This talk will tell the story of our wonderful heritage of nineteenth-century public parks. ...

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.