The Garden History Society

The Garden History Society

Charity information

The Garden History Society

The main aims of the Society are:

To promote the study of the history of gardening, landscape gardening and horticulture in all its aspects To promote the protection and conservation of historic parks, gardens and designed landscapes, and to advise on their restoration To encourage the creation of new parks, gardens and designed landscapes The Society is widely recognised for its expertise and advice. Its professionally qualified conservation officers are consulted by Government agencies, local authorities and others on a wide range of issues affecting historic parks and gardens, especially those listed in the English and Welsh Registers, and in the Scottish Inventory.

The Society is a registered charity that works through an elected Council and committees. Its employees work from small offices in London and Edinburgh.