ATTINGHAM PARK, SHROPSHIRE
We can now announce the venue and date for this year's Forum - it will be held at Attingham Park in Shropshire on the 5th October. Attingham is a National Trust property, where there is a large walled garden (just under two acres) and a smaller frame-yard with working glasshouses, back-sheds and bothy. This is an on-going restoration project, which has so far brought three of the quarters of the garden back into full productivity.
So make a note in your diary - more details will be announced in due course.
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WKGN FORUM 2012. 6th & 7th OCTOBER AT HELMINGHAM HALL, SUFFOLK
A group of the attendees in the walled garden at Parham Hall, photo by Steffie Shields
The weekend Forum in Suffolk was a great success. The talks took place at Helmingham Hall on the Saturday, followed by garden visits the following day. Once again we were blessed by wonderful weather.
WKGN Forum, 1st October 2011. Dyffryn Gardens in the Vale of Glamorgan
This was our first Forum to be held in Wales. The theme was ‘Publicly Owned Gardens’ and attracted delegates from all over the UK.
You can download a report on the proceedings on the link below.
Report on Proceedings
THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM AT HAMPTON COURT PALACE, 16TH OCTOBER 2009
Our first venture of making links with productive walled gardens in Europe was a great success, with over 100 delegates, and an excellent range of speakers: from Belgium, France, Germany, and the UK.
A group of delegates in the Privy Garden
You can download a Report on Proceedings and transcripts of some of the talks:
Report on Proceedings
‘The Museum Garden at Castle Gaasbeek: the making and keeping of a living laboratory’
Herman van den Bossche
‘A Little Bit of Britain – two late 18th century walled kitchen gardens in Northern Germany’
Dr. Kristin Püttmann
THE HISTORIC GARDEN BURSARY SCHEME
Would you like to help you to advance your horticultural career and acquire practical skills and knowledge in these kinds of areas: propagation for historic and botanic gardens, record keeping for plant collections, management of veteran trees or the restoration of walled gardens?
The Historic and Botanic Garden Bursary Scheme enables enthusiastic and committed horticulturalists to increase their horticultural and other technical skills through practically based training placements, in a range of historic and botanic gardens.
Find out more by going to www.hbgbs.org.uk
The 2005 Forum, "Research, Recording and Renovation" was held at Tatton Park in Cheshire
You can download the following talks.
WALLED KITCHEN GARDEN FORUM 2004
Restoration and Sustainability
The 2004 Forum was held at West Dean Gardens, Chichester, West Sussex on 30 October.
You can download copies of the following talks:
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Download a summary of the Walled Kitchen Gardens Forum held in
Ledbury, Hereford, October 2001.