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Latest News

Dartington Walled Garden Fundraising Campaign
Tue, 26/03/19

Dartington Hall Trust has launched a fundraising campaign to raise £12,000 to maintain the Walled Garden at the Grade II* gardens for the next twelve months as a productive and educational garden. For more details go to  www.dartington.org/get-...

DGT member awarded MBE
Sun, 30/12/18

Huge congratulations go to DGT member Ruth Saltmarsh who has been appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2019 New Years Honours List.  Ruth has been recognised for her services to the community in Exeter. She has served as a...

Gardens Trust Vice President appointed MBE in the Birthday Honours List
Thu, 14/06/18

Former Chairman of the Association of Gardens Trusts and well known expert on Lancelot (Capability) Brown, Steffie Shields has been appointed as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2018.  Steffie is...

Historic Torquay Fountain is reinstated
Fri, 13/04/18

Last year the late Victorian fountain in Princess Gardens, Torquay was removed for renovation after it started to sink and tilt.  The foundations for the three-tier fountain have been strengthened and the cast iron structure has been refurbished and...

Repton in London - a new book from London Parks & Gardens Trust
Wed, 04/04/18

This year commemorates the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton.  Many counties, including Devon, are celebrating the life and work of this celebrated designer and architect and information on events can be found by visiting the Gardens Trust...

Applications for Student Bursaries now open
Thu, 22/03/18

DGT has been able to offer a limited number of student bursaries each year since 2011.  The application process has now opened for academic year 2018-2019 and both the guidance notes and application form can be found ...

Repton Study Day - 25 April 2018 - Leigh Court near Bristol
Tue, 27/02/18

2018 is the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton and there are many events being held around the country to celebrate this talented landscape architect.


Italian Garden at Great Ambrook in Devon Life
Thu, 18/01/18

The Italian Garden at Great Ambrook is featured in an article in the January 18 issue of Devon Life authored by Hannah Finch (Twitter @GardenerFinch).  Click...