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08
Jun

The Bicycle Boys: Online Exhibition of an Unforgettable Garden Tour 1928!

The Bicycle Boys: An Unforgettable Garden Tour exhibition has launched today 80 GARDENS 3 MONTHS 2 BICYCLES 1,500 MILES A new online exhibition by the RHS Linley Library https://www.rhs.org.uk/digital-collections/the-bicycle-boys Produced in partnership with the RHS Lindley Library, County Gardens Trusts and the Gardens Trust, the exhibition shares the adventure of Loyal Johnson and Sam Brewster,...
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05
Jun

Newsletter Summer 2022

    Willen Lake                                                                                      © The Parks Trust   Milton Keynes awarded city status...
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03
Jun

Research & Recording project 2020–21

A summary of our 2020-21 research and site reports by Sarah Rutherford and Claire de Carle appears in the Bucks Archaeological Society’s annual publication Records of Bucks No. 62 for 2022. The article discusses the R&R project and the Bucks Council Local Heritage List project as well as giving overviews of the 16 latest sites...
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03
Jun

Tree Walk with Michael Hunt at Langley Park, 22nd May 2022

Langley Park owes its beginnings in the early 17th Century to Sir John Kederminster whose house was replaced by Charles Spencer (later 3rd Duke of Marlborough) c.1755-8 who moved here after a row with his grandmother Sarah (1st Duchess). The Park was landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown 1763-4. Letters to his wife from campaign demonstrate the...
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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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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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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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19
Mar

Where to go: Tree blossom in Buckinghamshire parks

March 2022 -Chandos Park Buckingham. Michael Hunt Stowe – New Inn Garden Tomkins Arboretum, Winslow 19th March 2022.  This morning’s visit to see the emerging leaves of this Cercidiphyllum japonicum = the Katsura tree from Japan and China and introduced to Britain in 1881. The leaves will turn bright green for the summer, then turn...
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