Welcome to the E. A. Bowles of Myddelton House Society
It is unusual to find a society dedicated to a single gardener and his work, especially to one who has been dead over sixty years. The fact is that E A Bowles was a very unusual man.
His gardening legacy and writings remain relevant today and his contribution to the Royal Horticultural Society is commemorated in the Bowles Corner at their Wisley Garden.
At least forty plants named after him are still being offered for sale, along with others raised by him. In the area where he lived he is also remembered with great affection for his contribution to the church and community over many years. Our society's purpose is to keep his memory alive and continue his work into the 21st century.
In addition to Jo's Monthly 'News and Views', we are building an archive of past Newsletters for members, and others, to be able to look back on past achievements and experiences of the wonderful Myddelton House Gardens and the legacy of E A Bowles. Thanks especially to Alan Pettitt for providing much of this material.