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Unforgettable Gardens
11
Aug

Did you miss it? The summer picnic at Rousham. Monty Don says “….. one of the greatest gardens in the world”

The summer picnic at Rousham Park, Sunday 1st August Monty Don believes that “Kent is the great genius of the eighteenth-century garden design and Rousham is his masterpiece, one of the greatest gardens in the world” A group of BGT members were very lucky that Charles Boot made one of his rare forays out of...
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20
Jul

Bledlow Manor

Did you miss it? Tuesday 6th July saw the second Summer Event 2021 organized by Rosemary Jury (Chair & Events Organiser) at The Manor House, Bledlow for forty members and guests. The Head Gardener, Mark Thompson met the group at the entrance and Rupert, Lord Carrington gave us an excellent introductory talk about the history...
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09
May

Unforgettable Gardens -“The Elysian Field”s at Stowe – a personal view

‘Unforgettable Gardens’ ‘The Elysian Fields’ at Stowe – a personal view If I think of the designed landscape at Stowe, the Elysian Fields come directly to mind. They seem to me to embody the essence of this vast landscape. The huge landscape at Stowe began, not surprisingly, with the long axis which was laid out...
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29
Apr

Unforgettable Gardens – Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens

Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens Well, you learn something every day. I knew of William Robinson as the proponent of revolutionary but hugely influential ideas about naturalistic planting, put forward in such books as The Wild Garden (1870) and The English Flower Garden (1883); and about his arguments against architects’ involvement in garden design (Garden Design...
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12
May

Gardens Begin at Home

Gardens begin at home We hope that you will enjoy these photographs taken by members of the Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Council and the media and website teams. The photographs show how hard these members have been working  on their gardens during the time the country has been closed down to combat Covid 19.  Gardens, whatever...
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03
Apr

Unforgettable Gardens

Historic parks and gardens are a much-loved part of our shared national story, but these unforgettable gardens are at risk.
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