Tag Archive for 'Castel'

Tree care volunteers requested to help establish trees at St Germain, Castel on 29 March 2014

March 25th, 2014 by Richard Lord

You are invited to a Tree Care Army morning at the Sigma Wood at St Germain, Castel beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday 29 March 2014. Please wear boots and gloves and if possible bring garden tools such as a spade, shovel, wheelbarrow, bucket or hoe. Volunteers plan to complete the weeding of the new […]

Sponsorship and funds required for Guernsey children to benefit from new Saumarez Park playground

September 15th, 2012 by Friends of Saumarez Park Playground

‘The Friends of Saumarez Park Playground‘ charity raises funds to create a new children’s playground in Saumarez Park, Castel, Guernsey. Plans for the new playground were unveiled in January 2012.  The charity needs to raise £500,000 to create the playground. So far over £60,000 has been donated or pledged to the playground replacement fund. If […]

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to open Orchard House at The Guernsey Botanical Trust

July 18th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust‘s Victorian walled kitchen garden in Saumarez Park, Castel has been developed by volunteers. Orchard house has built with the help of a generous donation from State Street. It extends the kitchen garden’s area under glass considerably, and supplements the original Lemon House.

Specsavers staff volunteer at the Guernsey Botanical Trust’s walled kitchen garden

October 6th, 2011 by Specsavers

A TEAM of Specsavers staff got their hands dirty last week as they continued work to improve a walled Victorian kitchen garden at Saumarez Park. Volunteers had already started to clear the walled kitchen garden, but the Specsavers finance workers continued to prepare the garden by removing soil from raised beds and leveling the top […]

Family fun and a useful education at the Tree and Woodcraft Fair at Fairfield, Castel on 1 October 2011

October 3rd, 2011 by Richard Lord

The Tree and Woodcraft Fair organised by The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees in celebration of the International Year of Forests 2011 took place on the hottest 1 October ever recorded in Guernsey, with the temperature exceeding 23 degrees Celsius. The Tree Fair, which ran from midday to about 4 pm was […]

Enjoy a hot cup of soup made from heritage vegetables grown in the Victorian walled kitchen garden

September 17th, 2011 by Events

Please join the volunteers at the Victorian walled kitchen garden in Castel, Guernsey between 10 am and 2 pm on 24 September 2011 for a cup of soup made from the garden’s heritage vegetables. Visit the produce stall open every Saturday morning from 9.30 am to midday. Talk to the various gardeners as they go […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group’s summer evening riders enjoy the bucolic beauty of St Saviour and Castel

June 8th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Rollo de Sausmarez led the third of the Guernsey Bicycle Group’s 2011 summer evening rides through the parishes of St Saviour and Castel. One of the best ways of exploring the Guernsey countryside is by bicycle.  The extensive network of rural lanes and Ruettes Tranquilles provide picturesque views at every turn.

The Guernsey Botanical Trust hosts their second annual seed swap in the Victorian kitchen garden in Saumarez Park on 17 April 2011

April 14th, 2011 by The Guernsey Botanical Trust

On Sunday morning, 17 April 2011, The Guernsey Botanical Trust hosts ‘Seedy Sunday’ – the second annual seed swap – within the walls of the Victorian kitchen garden in Saumarez Park, Castel. Trust volunteers are providing a bank of seeds in readiness to swap with anyone and everyone who comes along with their own seed […]

The Living Streets Tranquility Walk begins at 2.30 pm on 17 July 2011

April 1st, 2011 by Pat Wisher

This year’s Tranquillity Walk will take place on Sunday 17th July beginning at 2.30pm. Please meet in the car park opposite the Grande Mare Hotel. This walk, devised by Deputy Tom Le Pelley, will be a circular walk around the Castel parish. The flyer can be download for printing and posting with permission on suitable […]