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Here you can find news and articles published to this website. Our contributions are in categories from resources for schools to publications and research reports.
23
May

Rare Green Winged Orchid in flower

A very special secret spectacular can now be seen near Oakley, Bucks. The rare Green Winged Orchid is in flower at Bernwood Meadows, the orchids are splendid this year and the meadow is covered in their vibrant purple flowers, there are also ladies’ smock and swathes of cowslip at the Nature Reserve which is managed...
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14
May

Walk: Willen Lake North, Milton Keynes. 4th May

Willen Lake It’s quite hard to do justice to the 4 May BGT walk at North Willen Lake in 500 words. Tim Skelton, a surveyor who worked for Milton Keynes Development Corporation, and Chair of Milton Keynes Forum, aided and abetted by Pete Martin, local architect who also worked for MKDC, led 15 people around...
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14
May

Chenies Manor House & Garden 26th April

Visit to Chenies Manor House, Tuesday 26 April 2022 Located on a south-facing slope overlooking the Chess Valley, Chenies Manor House makes a dramatic backdrop for its beautiful gardens. Beside an old Bramley apple tree, crowned with mistletoe, Charles MacLeod Matthews, the present owner, introduced the fascinating history of the estate. From its creation in...
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09
May

Moggerhanger Park Plant Fair 2022

Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust  is invited to the Moggerhanger Park Plant Fair
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29
Apr

Bluebells in Buckinghamshire

Bluebell time in the ancient woodlands of Buckinghamshire. Bluebells are a good indicator of ancient woodland and fortunately, we still have a number of those in Buckinghamshire. With the improvement in the weather, you may have noticed the bluebells have started to appear in the Buckinghamshire woodlands.  Bluebells are often associated with fairy folklore and...
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19
Apr

Forgotten Women Gardeners. Four more unsung heroines. Zoom lectures

The Gardens Trust Organiser of Forgotten Women Gardeners The Gardens Trust is the UK national charity dedicated to working with the national network of County Garden Trusts in protecting our heritage of designed gardens and landscapes. Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust, as a County Garden Trust, campaign on its behalf, undertake research and conservation work, train volunteers...
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14
Apr

Chiltern Heritage Orchard and the sheep who graze it.

A Welcome to Chiltern Heritage Orchards In 2016 horticulturalist and lecturer Lindsay Engers started a traditional mixed fruit orchard in the Chilterns on a farm near St Leonards. He farms using traditional short, intensive sheep grazing and strict organic standards to establish over 250 different cultivars of fruit. The choice of fruit is mainly commercial...
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28
Mar

Historic England Launches New Map Revealing a Century of England From the Air

Historic England Launches New Map Revealing a Century of England From the Air 22 March 2022 – Today, Historic England launches its new Aerial Photography Explorer – which for the first time allows users to search and explore an online map showing aerial photographs of England over the past 100 years. Aerial imagery provides a...
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28
Mar

Snowdrops – spring journey by Sarah Tricks

Snowdrop Gardens 2022 The snowdrop is most definitely a harbinger that winter is over and spring just aroundthe corner although I am lucky to have been given a few very early snowdrops which start by November 11th.  Most years I manage to visit one or two snowdrop gardens or churchyards but 2022 I was determined...
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27
Mar

Alice’s Wonderlands at Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon is celebrating 100 years since the death of the extraordinary gardener, art collector and chatelaine of the Manor, Alice de Rothschild. Until 30th October.  See Alice’s Wonderlands and Coach House exhibitions, and tours of Eythrope.
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25
Mar

Planning victory

BGT, advising the Gardens Trust, has played a significant role in the refusal by Buckinghamshire Council of a planning application by the Ministry of Justice to develop a new ‘megaprison’ at Grendon Underwood. The Category C prison, intended to house up to 1468 prisoners, would have covered an area of 6.7 ha on a greenfield...
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