Welcome to the Essex Gardens Trust homepage
Creating gardens has been a major British pastime for generations. Many of our best gardens are internationally famous and attract thousands of visitors each year.
Essex has its own rich and varied legacy of gardens great and small, which include work by many of the renowned names in gardening: the Tradescants, Bridgeman, Lord Petre, Capability Brown, Woods, Repton, Nesfield, Peto and Gibberd.
The Essex Gardens Trust was formed in 1996 with the aims of:
The Trust is affiliated to the Association of Garden Trusts, a national organisation representing 34 County Garden Trusts actively engaged in conserving, researching, documenting and caring for our heritage of parks, gardens and designed landscapes, both private and public. Click here for a copy of the the AGT newsletter
Please browse though the web site to find out more about the Essex Gardens Trust and how to join! We hope to be able to meet you at a forthcoming event soon.
A Blog page is now up an running with comment and news about current issues. Just click on the "The Blog" link in the box to the left. You can leave your comments on the site or contribute your own news and concerns.
OTLEY HALL, Ipswich, Suffolk
Wednesday 24 June 2015 11.30 am
FUDLERS HALL Mashbury, Essex
Wednesday 15 July 2015 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
BROMPTONS Colne Engaine, Essex
Monday 14 September 2015 10.30 am
Fuller details of these visits can be found on the events page
A series of lectures themed
Before Brown: The formal and geometric garden
Saturday 7th March 2015 at 2.30 pm
Green Architecture in 16th & 17th century gardens
Lecture to be given by George Carter
Fuller details of our events can be found on the events page
EGT Newsletter - ERRATUM
The editor wishes to apologise to Mr Thadian Pillai regarding the errors which appeared in his piece due to problems with layout and formatting during editing. A clean copy can be accessed here
Hard copies of the corrected version can be obtained by request via firstname.lastname@example.org
2014 AGM Papers
Please Find below links to papers for this year's AGM
For each paper please use the link attached