The Guilds Magazine
De Tuinbaas is the Head Gardeners’ Guild’s quarterly magazine. It first appeared in 2001 and contains articles on topics such as specific elements in gardens and parks (e.g. greenhouses and conservatories/orangeries) and vegetation (e.g. fruit trees and how to prune them). It also presents reports of visits to national and international parks of interest, book reviews and notes on professional literature.
The magazine is published in Dutch only. If you are interested in the magazine or a specific topic but cannot read Dutch, please contact us.
The book “De Tuinbaas en zijn buitenplaats”. Werken in historisch groen by Gertrudis A.M. Offenberg, architectural historian and science journalist, presents Dutch gardeners and the diverse aspects of their historic gardens. The book includes gorgeous photographs by head gardener Johan van Galen. Published by Uitgeverij Waanders in Zwolle (ISBN 978 90 400 7702 9), this book is available only in Dutch.
Interested? Check out the following links:
Nederlandse Dendrologische Vereniging
Tuinhistorisch genootschap Cascade
Wageningen UR – Tuin en Landschap
Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed
Samenwerkingsverband van de 12 landschappen
Vereniging Historische Particuliere Buitenplaatsen
Membership of the Head Gardeners’ Guild
Member of the Guild is restricted. The Guild’s board votes yes or no on the admission of an applicant. A committee, consisting of one board member and one regular member, advises the board on this matter after having met with the applicant.
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