Tagged: gardens

The Art of the Devon Garden (E Devon Branch)

A talk by Dr Todd Gray MBE. In this talk, Todd Gray will examine the history of designed landscapes in East Devon through surviving paintings, drawings and maps. Using a variety of illustrations and...

Visit to RHS Garden Rosemoor (E Devon Branch)

Rosemoor house and garden started life as a fishing lodge and by the 1930’s the 8-acre garden around the house was being run by Lady Anne Palmer (later Berry) and her mother. In 1989...

Visit to Hestercombe Gardens (E Devon Branch)

A visit to Hestercombe Gardens near Taunton. The broad plan is to arrive at about 11:45, have a wander about and then have a picnic lunch together (for those who want to and depending...

rebuilding the Royal Clarence Hotel, Exeter, Sep 2017

Exeter Branch report: Feb to Jul 2018

Our first spring lecture, entitled Landscape Gardens and F. W. (Frederick William) Meyer, was given on February 7th by Carolyn Keep. Born in 1852 in Grünhof, Meyer worked in his native Germany, Ghent and...

Visit to Tiverton Castle (Exeter Branch)

A half-day excursion to Tiverton Castle using private cars. Tiverton Castle is part Grade I listed and part Scheduled Ancient Monument. The tour will begin in the gardens, thereafter proceeding to the Castle (including...

Landscape Gardens and F. W. Meyer (Exeter Branch)

A talk by Carolyn Keep. Whilst working as a landscape gardener with Robert Veitch & Son, F. W. Meyer (1852-1906) undertook numerous commissions, mainly in the West Country. He was also involved with several...