National Trust Gardens in the South West of England
Wednesday 16 November
Lecture Theatre 8W 1.1
The National Trust owns over 200 gardens and landscape parks in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. In the south west of England they encompass Garden History, Garden Architecture, Garden Designers and gardens linked to famous people, as well as notable plant and tree collections. They range from cottage gardens to the extensive pleasure grounds of Prior Park and Stourhead, kitchen gardens and lots more.
For more lectures, see the full Autumn 2011 GULP programme.
Miss Margaret Clark
Margaret Clark trained as a Domestic Science Teacher and as a Dietician. She worked for 30 years establishing and managing the Nutrition and Dietetic Service in the Bath area. She has been a volunteer Speaker for the National Trust since 1988 when they advertised for a Speaker in North and West Wiltshire, the area which she already knew well through her work. This has extended and added to her interest in gardening and the arts.