Tag Archive for 'flowers'

The Glorious Victorian walled kitchen garden at Saumarez park

September 25th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust’s Victorian walled kitchen garden in Saumarez Park with its own micro-climate produces a wide variety of garden vegetables, and flowers that are suitable for display in the home.  The garden attracts wildlife.  The Guernsey Botanical Trust’s vision is to recreate the garden that existed over one hundred years ago.  Volunteer gardeners […]

The Beauty and Biodiversity of Guernsey’s Hedgerows

June 23rd, 2010 by Isabel Farrell

I have just come back from a week in west Cork, Ireland.  I am acutely aware of the contrast in hedgerows between my native country and here, my adored home for the past 10 years, with it’s shorn hedgerows. I had forgotten what hedgerows look like in June left to nature’s incredulous designs; a wild […]

Sticky: La Société Guernesiaise is offering a guided orchid field walk on various dates in May & June 2010

May 15th, 2010 by Richard Lord

La Société Guernesiaise is providing a guided orchid field walk on various dates in May and June beginning at 10 am.  Participants are to meet at the car park with the bus shelter opposite L’Erée Hotel (Perry’s map P20B1).  The cost is £4.00 per person.

Floral Guernsey

March 14th, 2010 by Richard Lord

St Pierre du Bois Floral Guernsey Floral St. Peter Port