Our intention is to work with owners by providing expert advice, practical assistance and lobbying in their support.

 

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         COURSE - INTRODUCTION TO GARDEN HISTORY

 

The Gardens Trust, in association with the Garden Museum, is offering a new nine week INTRODUCTION TO GARDEN HISTORY course starting in October 2019.  Full details are on the TGT website at the link below.    

 

http://thegardenstrust.org/event/an-introduction-to-garden-history/

 

Mary's Mosaics - new blog by David Marsh

If you love reading about garden history, follow trustee David Marsh's Gardens Trust blog and receive a fascinating and well-researched article to enjoy every weekend. His latest post is Mary's Mosaics, about Mary Delaney, gardener and artist, celebrated for her intricate paper flowers: "In her early 70s, Mary began assembling what was to become  her most celebrated work, the Flora Delanica. This was an extraordinary detailed and accurate  florilegium of nearly 1000  complex and beautiful images  of flowers and plants which she called ‘paper mosaiks’...she wrote "I have invented a new way of imitating flowers".... Read more of David's latest GT blog  

 


 

 

 

A NEW HOME FOR PARKS AND GARDENS UK WITH HESTERCOMBE GARDENS TRUST

 

Parks and Gardens UK is entering an exciting phase in its development at its new home with the Hestercombe Gardens Trust.  In September 2016 Parks and Gardens UK with Hestercomble Gardens Trust received £97,900 from the HLF tosecure the future of the Parks and Gardens UK database and website of historic designed landscapes.

 

For more details, please see the website www.parksand gardens.org

 

THE COUNTY GARDENS TRUST FORUM
 
The Gardens Trust has just launched a brand new online discussion group: the County Gardens Trust Forum. This is intended as an easy-to-use platform for CGTs to share ideas, experiences, questions and problems and to network with other CGTs. It takes seconds to register and there are clear and simple instructions on how to read and comment on posts. Follow the link on the home page of the Gardens Trust’s website (see LINKS above). Please note that the new Forum will replace the Historic Landscape Project’s email discussion group, LeapTheHaha, which will be closed down in due course.

 

How Caple Court © Jane Patton

 

 

Croome Landscape Park © Robert Anderson

 

 

 

 

Whitfield Court from the park by Joshua Cristall