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Latest Newsletter - October 2020 Newsletter

John Budworth, Head Gardener, Norton Priory
Aberglasney and Cholmondeley Castle Gardens
Caldwell’s Nursery in 20thCentury - Part 2
CGT and other events
Percy Cane, Garden Designer
Tales from Cumbria
Gordon Darlington —A Welsh Pipeline

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2020
October 2020 Newsletter
John Budworth, Head Gardener, Norton Priory • Aberglasney and Cholmondeley Castle Gardens • Caldwell’s Nursery in 20thCentury - Part 2 • CGT and other events • Percy Cane, Garden Designer • Tales from Cumbria • Gordon Darlington —A Welsh Pipeline
August 2020 Newsletter
A garden reborn - Christine and Rupert Wilcox Baker • Armchair exploration - Verdin Park • Allestree Park — childhood memories • Caldwell’s Nursery in the twentieth century • Dahlias and plant names • A Grand Chicken Coop in Cheshire
2019
Issue No. 63 - July 2019
Fryer’s Roses • AGM at Arley • Graham Richardson, Head Gardener, • Grappenhall Heys • Ness/CGT Bursary • Keukenhof and Villandry
April 2019 Newsletter
James Russell 20th century designer • The National Garden Scheme • Ernest Wilson, plant hunter extraordinaire • Head Gardener, Adrian Lovatt • Inspiration and planning at Bramham Park • Walled Kitchen Garden Network
January 2019 Newsletter
Humphry Repton • Head Gardener, Gordon Baillie • West Dean Gardens • Caldwell’s Nursery – Ken Roe's story
2018
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2011
Issue No.30 April 2011
Domains of taste & pleasure • Daffodils & bluebells • Cheshire Archaeology Day • Landscape Gardens in Ormerod
Issue No.29 January 2011
Biddulph Gardens & Knypersley Hall • Mrs Delany’s collages • Cheshire Local History Day • Landscape Gardens in Ormerod
2010
Issue No.28 October 2010
Trentham Gardens • Gardening the British way in Iraq • Harvington Hall • Gardens on the Isle of Wight • What to do with your apple harvest
Issue No.27 July 2010
Alpine Biodiversity • Caldwell Archives Update • Vernon Park — the historical perspective • Everything you could ever want
Issue No.26 April 2010
Growing fruit trees at Tatton • Caldwell’s: The Atora Suet Connection • Canal Trees and Cherry Trees • Curious flowers and uses for dung
Issue No.25 January 2010
Springfield’s Parks’ Day • National Gardens Scheme • Mrs Delany and her Circle • Dates for your diary
2009
Issue No.24 October 2009
Bluebell Cottage Gardens • Lyme Park • Treasures of the Kitchen Garden • AGT Conference
Issue No.23 July 2009
The Artist in the Garden • Boden Hall • Trafford Hall Gardens • Frodsham Best Kept Gardens • Schools’ competitions
Issue No.22 January 2009
A quiet spot in Cheshire • Capesthorne — 1850 • AGM Report • Spring Lecture Report • Book Reviews and coming events
Issue No.21 January 2009
Design ideas in Sale • Zoos ancient and modern • Cheshire Local History Day Report • Meet Arley’s new head gardener • Awayday Report
2008
Issue No. 20 October 2008
Adlington Hall • Floating gardens • Nantwich hidden gardens • Tales of tatton and China • Palladio’s 500th birthday •
Issue no. 19 July 2008
Birkenhead Park • The Secret garden at Styal • Grappenhall Heys update • CGT goes continental • Food with a difference … And more
Issue No. 18 April 2008
Rare but obtainable Plants • In the footsteps of Betjemen • Updates on Norton Priory and Dunham • Garden visit season begins
Issue No. 17 January 2008
Linnaeus and the binomial system • Our Chair reports on his China adventures • Recognition for the President of AGT • Tea or beer? Bread or potatoes? A brief history of William Cobbett
2007
Issue No. 16 October 2007
Dunham Massey • Castle Park Gardens, Frodsham • Crewe Hall gardens • Caldwell Nursery Archives: Update •
Issue No. 15 July 2007
Meaning and Illusion in the Chinese garden • Research & recording training day • Delightful Daphnes and a potter’s garden • Caldwell Nursery Archives
Issue No. 14 April 2007
Fields of corn • Piccadilly gardens • Another side to William Roscoe • Courting controversy
Issue No. 13 January 2007
Chester Zoo — Minus the animals • Jekyll & Lutyens — a privileged & private view • The Moon & Shamrocks: some fascination titbits • Crocodiles & pelicans — a request for help
2006
Issue No. 12 October 2006
Trentham Gardens transformed • Japanese Garden in Sale • Grosvenor Park • Halecroft Park
Issue No. 11 July 2006
Stamford Park • Top tips to encourage Biodiversity • The Gazetteer takes shape • The AGT Conference comes to N. Wales
Issue No. 10 April 2006
Birkenhead Park • Fletcher Moss gardens • Trentham Gardens • How to create a walled garden
Issue No. 9 January 2006
‘Mr Darcy’ or the Gentleman Gardener • A 21st Century Garden • London parks — website wins awards
2005
Issue No. 8 October 2005
Eaton Hall • Grappenhall Heys — a nostalgic visit • Exploring the past • Progress of an ignorant gardener: A cautionary tale of success
Issue No. 7 July 2005
Whatever happened to the Medlar? • A tale of a trail 2 • Edward Leeds, a brief biography • More on Walled Gardens
Issue No. 6 April 2005
Daffodils: The North West connection • The tail of a trail • Perennial: the garden lover’s charity
Issue No. 5 January 2005
The Old Hall Hotel and its walled garden • Warrington’s first private botanic garden • Exhibition at the British Library
2004
Issue No.4 October 2004
Walled Gardens in Cheshire • Association of Gardens Trusts AGM • Hulme Community Garden Centre — an inspiration for local groups • Quince day at Norton Priory Walled garden • Tatton Flower Show; this year and next
Issue No.3 July 2004
The Cheshire Gardens Trust official launch • Report on the visit to Tirley Garth • Report on the visit to Orchard Villa • Hulme Community Garden Centre
Issue No. 2 April 2004
The Cheshire Gardens Trust official launch • Report on the Snowdrop walk at Rode Hall • Report on the trip to Mellor’s Garden • The Cadbury Factory — a Jellicoe design • Norton Priory
Issue No. 1 January 2004
Key Dates 2003 • March 2003 CGT Steering Committee first meeting • July 2003 CGT at RHS Tatton Flower Show
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