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April 2018

A Short Course: Three aspects of Victorian Gardening: Pteridomania, Pineta and Parks

April 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Village Hall, Woolmer Green, The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green SG3 6XA United Kingdom + Google Map
£36

A Short Course of six sessions to be led by Kate Harwood Three aspects of Victorian Gardening: Pteridomania, the Fern Craze, swept Victorian England. It stimulated plant collecting, technological advances and added new features to homes and gardens. Pineta, and their close cousins, arboreta were the product of the mania for exotic trees. Driven by nurseries such as Veitches of Exeter and fed by plant hunters such as David Douglas and William Lobb, the giants of the American West and…

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April 2019

The Recreation of the Golden Age: Arts & Crafts Gardens

April 24 @ 10:00 am
The Village Hall, Woolmer Green, The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green SG3 6XA United Kingdom + Google Map
£45

This will be 6 sessions: 3 lectures at Woolmer Green Village Hall and 3 visits. The first visit will be to Easton Lodge on Wednesday May 1st using own transport. Friends are welcome to join in for this visit at £6.50 per head which includes the guided tour and coffee and home-made cake. Entry for the course students is included in their fee. Duration: Wednesdays, 24th April - 29th May; 10 - 12 noon with a coffee break. Cost £45…

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