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Feb

The Gardener’s House (formerly part of East Burnham Park)

The Gardener’s House (formerly part of East Burnham Park) Near Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire Back in 2018, I was researching East Burnham Park for the Bucks Gardens Trust Research & Recording project. Access to the core of the site was proving difficult; however, eventually, I did make contact with Sue Davie, the owner of The Gardener’s...
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19
Jan

Building the Grid-The Story of the Development of Milton Keynes by Tim Skelton

Zoom talk Sunday 23rd January at 2.30 pm. £5 This talk will be given by Tim Skelton, Chair of Milton Keynes Forum (the city’s Civic Society). Tim spent ten years at Milton Keynes Development Corporation from 1979 and has taken a keen interest in both the original development of the city and the way that...
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19
Jan

First Tree Hunt of 2022 – New Years Day at Home Park, Stowe

Trees are an important feature in any garden but are especially important in a landscaped garden such as Stowe. Michael Hunt our tree specialist has spent his New Years’ day 2022 looking at the new trees planted in the Home Park, formerly the golf course at Stowe and he has sent this report. On New...
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19
Jan

Queen’s Green Canopy Planting for Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee- Buckingham University

Buckingham University Celebrates Green Canopy Planting News from Michael Hunt, Bucks GT tree specialist I’ve been out and about again for trees and this time it was to attend at Buckingham University a ceremony to plant an avenue of seven Prunus Sargentii (north Japanese hill cherry) and eighteen London Plane trees as part of Her...
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19
Jan

Edward Bawden: Artist Plantsman Exhibition Bedford

Edward Bawden: Artist Plantsman 29 January 2022 – 15 January 2023 Edward Bawden Gallery, Free Entry Every day influential British artist and designer, Edward Bawden, would spend an hour in his garden at his home in Great Bardfield before starting work in his art studio. Plants and gardens was one of the most prominent and constant subjects of...
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04
Jan

The Gardens Trust New Online Events

New Online Events As associate members of The Gardens Trust,  Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust members have the opportunity to book lecture series or one off zoom lectures. So do get your 2022 diary out  and start booking for talks now. Crown Imperial and Narcissi by Alexander Marshall. Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2021 RCIN...
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04
Jan

70 Trees for 70 Years in Buckinghamshire

Do you have a favourite tree or woodland in Buckinghamshire? An ancient oak you always pass on your walks? An area of woodland where you love to sit and enjoy the sunshine? Or somewhere that evokes fond childhood memories? Buckinghamshire Council is looking for the best-loved trees and woodlands in Buckinghamshire, as part of Her...
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30
Dec

Christmas Flowering Glastonbury Thorns in the Cloister of the Tree Cathedral at Milton Keynes – Boxing Day

Michael Hunt, Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust’s very own ‘Tree Guru’, has been out checking on Boxing Day the Glastonbury Thorns which form part of the Tree Cathedral at Milton Keynes and this is part of his latest blog. Ever since I visited the Tree Cathedral at Milton Keynes I became fascinated with the group of Glastonbury...
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27
Dec

Bucks Gardens Trust 25th Anniversary Desk Calendar Promotion £3.00 plus p.p.

25th Anniversary Desk Calendar Special Promotion: Looking for a small gift for friends, neighbours for the New Year,  then we have the answer. This year we have had published a Desk Calendar, now £3.00. The photographs have been taken by members and celebrate the “Unforgettable Gardens” in Buckinghamshire. The calendar comes with an envelope and...
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27
Dec

Bucks Gardens Trust Christmas gathering at The New Inn, Stowe

The annual Christmas gathering was moved to the Bennett Room at The New Inn, Stowe this year with a delicious lunch provided by the Farm Deli in Winslow including a welcome glass of fizz and wine. After lunch Brian Dix, who had driven from his home in Wales for the occasion,  gave an amusing but...
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