Category Archives: Publication

June Update

‘Hay is mentioned frequently in the records of the society, proof that he was an active member and one whose good judgement and expertise was valued. An early ambition of the society was the creation of an experimental garden, partly … Continue reading

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April 2019

Five new lectures or talks, 7 short and 5 longer courses on garden history have been added to our Short Courses, Longer Garden History Courses and Lectures & Talks pages. Venues include Cambridge Botanic Garden, Oxford University Department 0f Continuing … Continue reading

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March 2019 Update

REMINDER: The Birkbeck Garden History Group annual Study Day – open to both members and non-members – takes place on Saturday, March 16 at the Institute of Historical Research in Bloomsbury.  Full details can be found on our Future BGHG … Continue reading

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December Update

As the festive season approaches we  asked BGHG committee members to recommend a garden-related book: one they think you might enjoy reading or will maybe provide inspiration for a present you wish to give. Here are their  recommendations The Secret … Continue reading

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October Update

BGHG Dates for your Diary 25 October – Visit to Rousham including lecture and garden tour (members & friends only) 27 November – Annual Lecture: Tamsin Treverton-Jones will give a lecture based on her book Windblown: Landscape, Legacy and Loss … Continue reading

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September Update

New study days and courses  Three courses have been added to our respective Gardens History Studies pages. Beyond Brown’s Landscapes at RHS Lindley Library at Longer Garden History Courses A Study Day on Water in Motion and a 1-day course … Continue reading

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June 2018 Update

New website pages: regular readers will notice that we have made some changes to our pages. We have separated out Short Garden History Courses (i.e. day, weekend or 2-3 days midweek) from Longer Garden History Courses and moved lectures, talks … Continue reading

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