Spring Lecture: Castle Howard, the restoration of a woodland garden
22 March 2014 14:30 - 22 March 2014 16:00
Wood is a 25 arce woodland garden in the grounds of Castle howard,
oringinlly laid out in the 18th century. Of national
horticultural significance, many of the plants in Ray Wood are
the original introductions to this country by the great
plant-hunters of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The garden has
recently undergone a three year restoration programme following a
decade or so of decline.
About the Speaker: Dr. John Grimshaw is the Director of
the 120 acre Yorkshire Arboretum at Castle
Howard. He is co-author of the monograph
Snowdrops and principal author of a major book on trees introduced
in the past 35 years, entitled New Trees, Recent Introductions to
What does it cost?
Do I need to book a place?
No - just turn up on the day.
Organised by the The
Rhododendron, Camellia & Magnolia Group of the Royal
No ticket is required