Tag Archive for 'walled kitchen garden'

Head gardener to give free tour of Government House gardens on 24 July 2012

July 4th, 2012 by Guernsey Smallholders

The Guernsey Smallholders have been offered a free tour of the Government House kitchen garden and beehives off Queens Road, St Peter Port beginning at 7 pm on Tuesday 24 July 2012. Gary Le Poidevin, His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor’s Head gardener, and Vice President of the Guernsey Beekeeping Association is providing the tour.

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]