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RHS says autumn is the ideal time to check compost heaps

October 12th, 2012 by Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Advisory Service is encouraging gardeners to check their compost before winter. Lush growth this summer means there are now heaps of grass and hedge cuttings that, if prepared properly, could be made into useful garden compost. “Autumn is the ideal time to check compost heaps,” Guy Barter, RHS Chief Horticultural […]

RHS inspires parents and teachers in Guernsey with school gardening seminar

September 28th, 2012 by Bedell Group

More than 40 delegates from 14 Guernsey schools, and a Jersey school, attended a Royal Horticultural Society Campaign for School Gardening seminar to inspire teachers and parents in school gardens, and to provide ideas and resources for their gardening and growing initiatives as part of the Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project – in association […]

St Andrew’s Floral Guernsey Bloomers plant trees at Les Vauxbelets estate with the help of Blanchelande College students

March 23rd, 2011 by Richard Lord

Gill Thwaite, co-ordinator for St. Andrew’s Floral Guernsey, organised a planting of trees on Les Vauxbelets estate with the St. Andrew’s Bloomers, Andrew McCutcheon of the States of Guernsey Environment Department, and Blanchelande College Year 5 Students on 23 March 2011. The trees were planted on a steep, south facing slope at the request of […]

St. Andrew Foral Guernsey team plant hedge along country lane with financial assistance from Argent Funeral Services and with support from The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees

February 22nd, 2011 by Floral Guernsey St Andrew

The St. Andrew’s Floral Guernsey team known as “the Bloomers” with the assistance of Andrew McCutcheon, Secretary of The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees, planted a hedge along a St. Andrew lane on 15 February 2011. The whips were purchased with money donated to Floral Guernsey St. Andrew by Argent Funeral Services. […]

St Peter’s Food Hall community picnic on 2 August 2010

July 28th, 2010 by Marguerite Talmage

This year the parish of St Pierre du Bois are representing Guernsey in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom competition.  Everyone is invited to greet the ‘Britain in Bloom’ judges between 10 am and midday on Monday, 2 August 2010 at Le Ch’min du Trésor (Parking at Les Brehauts Playing Field) A free […]