Zoom talk: A short history of the glasshouse, a talk by Susan Campbell

Date: Saturday 20 March 2021

Club: Surrey Gardens Trust

Contact: Sheri Sticpewich

Email: eventssgt@gmail.com

Website: http://www.surreygardenstrust.org.uk/

Garden historian and illustrator Susan Campbell specialises in walled kitchen gardens. In this pre- recorded talk, Susan will provide a brief history of the glasshouse, starting with citrus cultivation in the orangeries of the 16th century to pineapples in pineries in the 18th century and the cultivation of grapes and vineries in the 19th century, finishing with modern day glasshouses.

Susan is Chair and co-founder of the Walled Kitchen Garden Network and Vice President of the Gardens Trust. She has visited over 700 kitchen gardens in various states of repair and has consulted on the restoration of around 50. She has published several books, including History of Kitchen Gardening.

This online talk starts at 2pm.
Tickets are £4 for Surrey Gardens Trust Members and £6 for non-members.
Please book via Eventbrite, using this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/130653103951

Please note that Zoom links will be sent out to all participants with a firm booking at least one week in advance and another reminder 48 hours in advance.