Tag Archive for 'Royal Horticultural Society'

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 […]

Alan Titchmarsh speaks about the importance of horticulture

November 26th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Alan Titchmarsh visited Guernsey recently at the invitation of St Sampson’s High School and Le Murier School to spend time with the students and share his knowledge of horticulture and growing plants. “In the summer of 2012 our students achieved fabulous results so we wanted to celebrate their achievement by getting in a high profile […]

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 […]

RHS advisors to introduce ‘Get your grown-ups growing’ initiative to Guernsey primary school children

August 22nd, 2012 by Bedell Group

Teachers and parents will be treated to a seminar, providing ideas and resources for all their gardening and growing initiatives, by the Royal Horticultural Society as part of the Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project – in association with Floral Guernsey. Bedell Group’s Little Green Fingers project aims to give every child, regardless of circumstances, […]

RHS publishes lists of pollinator-friendly wildflowers and plants

July 4th, 2012 by Royal Horticultural Society

Bees and other pollinating insects will benefit from a new guide produced by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). Following last year’s very popular list of pollinator-friendly cultivated plants the charity is launching a follow-up list covering wild flowers useful as nectar and/or pollen sources for insects. Many of these native plants can be used in […]

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 […]