Castle Drogo, July ’12 – photos

Pictures of the PGG visit to Castle Drogo and Coombe Trenchard in Devon 7th July 2012. On a rather damp July day the Guild visited the beautiful gardens at Castle Drogo on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. The formal gardens were such a contrast to the rugged scenery

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Kilmacurragh Gardens, June ’12

Photos from the PGG visit to Kilmacurragh Botanic Gardens and Dargle Glen 30th June 2012 In Kilmacurragh Garden Claire, the education and information officer, was a knowledgeable substitute for Seamus O’Brien who was unable to take us around. There is a great feeling of renewed energy in this garden. The

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Dublin Zoo, June ’12 – photos

PGG Ireland visited Dublin Zoo on the 29th June 2012 Stephen Butler’s tour of the Zoo was as ever stimulating and entertaining. The Irish branch of the PGG was formed in the Zoo and the changes that have taken place in the intervening years are astounding. In the afternoon Stephen

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Godington House, June ’12 – photos

Photographs from the PGG visit to Godington House on 26th June. Godinton House dates back to 1390 and the gardens reflect the long history and changing tastes of its owners. 13 acres complement the magnificent Jacobean house. Terraced lawns lead through herbaceous borders, rose garden and formal lily pond to

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