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Guernsey primary schools register by 6 February 2013 for competition to grow longest carrot

January 22nd, 2013 by Bedell Group

Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project has launched a competition to see which Guernsey primary school can grow the longest carrot. According to the World Carrot Museum, the Guinness World Record for the longest carrot belongs to Joe Atherton who grew one of 5.841 metres (or 19 feet 1.96 inches), which he entered in the […]

Notre Dame du Rosaire Primary School wins gardening competition

July 12th, 2012 by Bedell Group

Notre Dame du Rosaire Primary School has won this year’s Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey. The competition’s runners up were Forest Primary School and St Sampson’s Infants School jointly. The Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition is designed to help Bailiwick children understand […]

Ten island schools compete in Little Green Fingers Schools’ project

May 15th, 2012 by Bedell Group

Ten of the island’s schools are taking part in this year’s Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey. The competition, launched by BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Alys Fowler, aims to help Bailiwick children to understand environmental issues and experience gardening at school. The schools gardening competition runs […]

Lord Norman Lamont and Stephanie Flanders discuss global economy at Guernsey Funds Forum 2012

May 3rd, 2012 by Guernsey Finance

The Guernsey Funds Forum 2012, titled ‘Shaken not stirred’, which took place at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London on 2 May 2012, attracted over 400 delegates. The event was hosted by Guernsey Finance, in conjunction with the Guernsey Investment Fund Association (GIFA). The half-day conference and exhibition included two panels sessions – one […]

Le Rondin School children enjoy Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project ‘Wiggly Worms’ workshop

February 23rd, 2012 by Bedell Group

CHILDREN at Le Rondin School and Centre were treated to a hands-on master class on the art of no-dig gardening. As part of the Bedell and Floral Guernsey’s Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project, 21 pupils aged between seven and nine took part in the ‘Wiggly Worms’ workshop at Queux Patio Plants on Tuesday 21 February […]

November 4 deadline to enter Guernsey primary and infant schools gardening competition

October 21st, 2011 by Bedell Group

THE Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey – aims to help Bailiwick children to understand environmental issues and experience gardening at school. The school gardening competition runs for a year and winners will be announced in July 2012. The first prize winner will be offered the choice […]

Ethnobotanist James Wong visits Amherst Primary School Gardening Club to share his knowledge

October 9th, 2011 by Bedell Group

Ethnobotanist and TV gardener James Wong visited the Amherst Primary School Gardening Club as part of the Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project. Mr Wong visited Guernsey for Floral Guernsey’s Autumn Festival Week, sponsored by Skipton International.