Tag Archive for 'Nigel Clarke'

Guernsey conservation projects can enter 2014 Conservation Awards

January 29th, 2014 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

Guernsey conservationists are encouraged to celebrate their work in this year’s Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. Now in their 24th year, the awards are open to individuals, businesses, organisations and schools that have created, or who have plans to create, an environmental project for the benefit of the Island. Glyn Smith, Insurance Corporation managing director, said […]

Tree planting with enhancement to Baubigny schools walking route

December 10th, 2013 by Living Streets Guernsey

Living Streets Guernsey that promotes pedestrian safety on the island has been working closely with the States of Guernsey Education Department and the Baubigny schools to develop an extension to the Baubigny Schools pathway, which will allow children to walk directly into the car park via a new pathway around the football pitch. Tom Le […]

Green Legacy Guernsey wins main 2013 Conservation Awards prize

June 14th, 2013 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

The Green Legacy Project organised by Nigel Clarke of Queux Patio Plant Centre won the coveted Insurance Corporation Conservation Award for 2013. In the first five months of 2013, the Green Legacy Project, now in its fourth year, has provided workshops in Green Legacy’s eco garden at Queux Patio Plants to almost 400 school children. The workshops […]

Floral Guernsey’s Spring Festival Week begins on 20 April 2013

March 31st, 2013 by Floral Guernsey

Floral Guernsey’s Spring Festival Week returns on Saturday 20 April 2013 with a diverse programme of events running throughout the island until Monday 29 April. The initiative, aimed at all gardeners and budding botanists, features a number of guided walks, open gardens and talks from experts including award-winning landscape designer Cleve West, who will deliver […]

A new Floral Guernsey Schools’ co-ordinator to be appointed in 2013

December 21st, 2012 by Bedell Group

Ann Wragg is stepping down from the role as Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project co-ordinator after five years. Ann Wragg, Floral Guernsey schools’ co-ordinator, has been instrumental in the management of Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project – in association with Floral Guernsey – which launched in January 2008 to introduce all primary school-aged […]

RBC Wealth Management creates garden at King Edward VII hospital

June 21st, 2012 by RBC Wealth Management

RBC Wealth Management employees created an aromatic herb rockery, a wooden pagoda with hanging baskets, and added bird feeders and a bird nesting box to a neglected pond area in the 216 square foot courtyard of Guernsey’s King Edward VII Hospital for the benefit of patients and visitors.

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 […]