Garden history

Encounter botanical explorers, explore upper class gardens and their influence on city life and more, with our popular courses.
  1. Picture Perfect: Gardening in the Age of Revolution (1780-1818)

    Course Date: Wed 19 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Does your garden terrify you? Overawe you? Fill you with dread? Or do you just like pretty flowers and picturesque views? Discover which side you’d have been on in the great late 18thc gardening debate.

    An interactive lecture course. Please see the course outline (citylit.ac.uk) before enrolling to check any additional costs (travel, entrance fees etc) or time commitments involved in this course.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

  2. A Marvellous Miscellany: Gardening in the early 19th Century (1818-1860)

    Course Date: Wed 16 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Be amazed by early 19thc gardens from great estates and suburban villas to backyards! Discover the books, magazines and people who opened gardening up to amateurs as plant hunting, technology and science transformed British horticulture. An interactive lecture course. Please see the course outline (on website) before enrolling to check any additional costs (travel, entrance fees etc) or time commitments involved in this course.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £88.00

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