Houghton Hall Walled Garden

PGG visit to Houghton Hall Walled Garden – a 5-acre walled garden divided into quarters which are sub divided again to create 23 distinct areas including a 120m long double herbaceous border, Rose Garden, Italian Garden, fruit and veg area, cut flower borders, a wisteria walkway and the unique Waterflame garden.

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PGG AGM 2019 – Annual Dinner

Annual dinner followed by Ron Nettle Memorial Lecture. The speaker is Dr Mark Spencer F.L.S., Forensic Botanist, Hon. Curator (Plants), Linnean Society of London Scientific Associate, Natural History Museum, London. His talk is entitled ‘Herbariums and Garden History, the Fulham Palace Experience’.

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Burghley House

Burghley House is a Tudor mansion built by Sir William Cecil over a period of 32 years from 1563 onwards. The gardens and wider parklands were largely designed by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown in the 18th century.

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Barnsdale Gardens, Rutland

Rutland’s Barnsdale Gardens came top in a 2018 poll to find the best 100 visitor gardens in the UK. Garden News readers voted in their thousands over the summer with Barnsdale emerging as the victor, beating hundreds of famous attractions, including Kew Gardens.

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