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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 Guernsey Botanical Trust provides a series of ‘square yard to square meal’ workshops in the Victorian kitchen garden on 16 April

April 14th, 2011 by The Guernsey Botanical Trust

The Guernsey Botanical Trust is holding a series of workshops in the walled Victorian kitchen garden on Saturday 16 April 2011 to join in the Floral Guernsey festival fun and share its expertise across the island. The series of one hour workshops begin at 9 am, 11 am, 2 pm and 3.30 pm in the […]

The Lemon Aid Festival at the Saumarez Park walled kitchen garden

September 1st, 2010 by Ivan Le Tissier

The Guernsey Botanical Trust invites the public to celebrate the opening of the new lemon glasshouse at the Saumarez Park walled kitchen garden between 2 and 4 pm on 25 September. Real lemonade, lemon ice-cream, lemon chocolates and lemon preserves will be available for purchase.   A lemon cookbook can also be purchased, which includes […]

The Guernsey Botanical Trust presents Guernsey’s first Seed Swap on the 25 April 2010

April 7th, 2010 by Richard Lord

 The Guernsey Botanical Trust has organised a seed swap beginning at 10 am on 25 April 2010 in the Victorian walled garden in Saumarez park.. The event will allow participants to exchange traditional varities of vegetable seeds. The Seed Swap will be introduced and explained by Chris Smith of Pennard Plants. Pennard Plants provides […]

The Guernsey Botanical Trust’s Victorian walled kitchen garden at Saumarez Park

March 8th, 2009 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust is undertaking the restoration of the Victorian walled kitchen garden at Saumarez Park. They are recreating the garden as it was in the period from 1875 to 1900. The garden originally supplied Lord de Saumarez’s family and his guests and staff with food. Flowers and plants were grown to decorate his […]

The Guernsey Botanical Trust requests old tools & equipment to work the Victorian Kitchen Garden

March 2nd, 2009 by Ivan Le Tissier

The Guernsey Botanical Trust which operates the Walled Victorian Garden at Saumarez Park requests donations of old tools and equipment and identified old seeds to restore the garden to its former glory. To make a donation of old tools or old identified seeds to the Guernsey Botanical Trust charity, please contact Ivan Le Tissier on […]