Useful Links

Ideas you might like to pursue for related general interest or further study

Gardens blog: an interesting regular blog on gardens and garden history by a BGHG member, Dr David Marsh, can be found at: https://thegardenstrustblog.wordpress.com/

The Gardens Trust was formed by the merger of the Association of Gardens Trusts (AGT) and the Garden History Society (GHS) in 2015. They have a regular programme of lectures and visits. http://thegardenstrust.org/

The London Parks & Gardens Trust (LPGT) has a programme of regular lectures and occasional visits: www.londongardenstrust.org

London Gardens Online, developed by LPGT, is a database of parks, gardens and open spaces throughout London. The database can be searched by both name or by borough. http://www.londongardensonline.org.uk/

RHS Lindley Library: The London library of the Royal Horticultural Society. the Lindley has an extensive collection books, periodicals and archives relating to all aspects of garden history and horticulture. https://www.rhs.org.uk/education-learning/libraries-at-rhs

The Institute of Historical Research in Bloomsbury runs a termly series of FREE seminars on the history of gardens and designed landscapes : http://www.history.ac.uk/events/seminars/121

Parks & Gardens UK: an online resource for historic parks and gardens and designed landscapes. Includes a useful searchable database of sites throughout the UK. http://www.parksandgardens.org/

The Garden History Research Foundation: is a specialist, charitable trust in New Zealand whose purpose is to ‘promote an understanding of the context, meaning and history of gardens’ and whose website carries much of interest to garden historians across the globe. https://gardenhistoryresearchfoundation.com/