Monday 11 December 2017: Andrew Tolman
‘Stumperies, ferns and shady friends’
Andrew was born in Cirencester and grew up in Cricklade so is Gloucestershire born & Wiltshire bred. A professional gardener, he began his career as a Parks Department trainee spending a spell as a Greenkeeper before returning to gardening on several private estates. In 2013 he turned self-employed and now indulges his passions for pruning, topiary and garden restoration with his private clients.
Monday 19 March 2018: Deborah McCarthy
‘The History of the Abbey Grounds, Cirencester’
A Trust member, Deborah will share her research into this important public space in the heart of Cirencester.
Monday 16 April 2018: Steve Porter, Head of Landscape & Gardens at Chatsworth
‘Chatsworth, Past, Present and Future’
Steve began his gardening career with the National Trust before moving to Chatsworth 10 years ago where he cares for 1,000 acres of garden and park. He manages the in-house gardening team, contractors and major events in the landscape.
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