Tag Archive for 'Victorian kitchen garden'

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to open Orchard House at The Guernsey Botanical Trust

July 18th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust‘s Victorian walled kitchen garden in Saumarez Park, Castel has been developed by volunteers. Orchard house has built with the help of a generous donation from State Street. It extends the kitchen garden’s area under glass considerably, and supplements the original Lemon House.

Generous State Street donation helps Guernsey Botanical Trust build Orchard House

July 3rd, 2012 by The Guernsey Botanical Trust

The Walled Victorian Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park is celebrating the next big step in its renovation as the new Orchard House nears completion. Work on building on the exact site of a Victorian glass house and using materials appropriate to the site has been possible thanks to a generous donation of more than £15,000 […]

Specsavers staff volunteer at the Guernsey Botanical Trust’s walled kitchen garden

October 6th, 2011 by Specsavers

A TEAM of Specsavers staff got their hands dirty last week as they continued work to improve a walled Victorian kitchen garden at Saumarez Park. Volunteers had already started to clear the walled kitchen garden, but the Specsavers finance workers continued to prepare the garden by removing soil from raised beds and leveling the top […]

Enjoy a hot cup of soup made from heritage vegetables grown in the Victorian walled kitchen garden

September 17th, 2011 by Events

Please join the volunteers at the Victorian walled kitchen garden in Castel, Guernsey between 10 am and 2 pm on 24 September 2011 for a cup of soup made from the garden’s heritage vegetables. Visit the produce stall open every Saturday morning from 9.30 am to midday. Talk to the various gardeners as they go […]

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 […]

Kitchen Garden Masterclass at Victorian Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park on 24 April 2010

April 7th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Heritage seed and vegetable expert Chris Smith of Pennard Plants will conduct a Kitchen Garden Masterclass in the Victorian Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm on Saturday 24 April 2010. Chris will show you how to plan your garden, prepare the soil, rotate your crops, make your own compost and […]