Froyle Garden Club


Friday November 8th, 2024    
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Event Type

 Gilbert White the Gardener – David StandingDavid Standing was Head Gardener at Gilbert White Museum in Selborne and supervised restoration and development of the garden for 38 years. His talk explains the intriguing detective story of the development and planting of the famous eighteenth century naturalist’s garden. Gilbert White never left any maps or plans of his garden, but he did leave us over forty years of diary and journal notes, as well as letters and some watercolour pictures of hisgarden. Piecing all this together, and using archaeological and documentary evidence it is possible to build a picture of his extensive and intricate gardens and the many interesting flowers, trees and shrubs he planted in it.Event starts at 7.30pmNon-members are welcome to the Friday evening talks at Froyle Village Hall,GU34 4LG – £3 per talk or simply join for £10 on the door, refreshments