• Tour of Buckfast Abbey Gardens and Bee Department. Friday 18th May 2018. See Events for full details. This is a joint visit with the Royal Society of Biology.
Devon Gardens Trust is devoted to the preservation and enhancement of gardens in the UK county of Devon


Devon Gardens Trust has set up two schemes, one for awarding Bursaries to horticultural students and the other for small grants to assist projects involving gardens and other designed landscapes within the County. 


The application process for academic year 2018-19 is now open.  Revised Guidance Notes (revised 22 March 2018) are now available (see below).  Please consult these Notes before completing the form.  

Bursary guidance notes (2018-19)

Bursary application form (2018-19)


Small Grants

A fund to provide Small Grants is available.  The application form can be opened below, and needs to be printed, completed and returned to the address stated.  To save a copy of the documents to your computer; click the link to open the document, then press Shift+Ctrl+S and select where you want to save the page. 

Small grants application form

Small grants guidance notes