Tag Archive for 'garden'

St Martin Primary School creates educational and play garden

September 7th, 2012 by Lagan Construction Group

St Martin Primary School is creating a garden combining play and educational areas. The garden, which was initially designed by pupils in Year 3 and developed by parent Vanessa Crispini–Adams and local architect Paul Langlois, has been funded by a donation of £1,500 from Lagan Construction Group and money from the PTA. “The school didn’t […]

Deutsche Bank to help Guernsey’s Wesley Community Centre further

July 25th, 2012 by Deutsche Bank International Ltd.

A Guernsey community group that formed the focus of Deutsche Bank’s ‘Re-Gen’ project earlier this year has been given an additional boost by being granted a UK-wide financial award from Deutsche Bank in the UK. Over the course of a week in May 2012, staff volunteers helped give the outdoor area of a local community […]

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.

Investec helps Amherst School’s garden to grow

April 19th, 2011 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

INVESTEC staff swapped office suits for wellingtons and computers for spades and paintbrushes as part of their support of Amherst School. In December, Investec Specialist Private Bank and Investec Asset Management announced that they had formed a new charitable partnership with the school after their five year association with the Dyslexia Day Centre ended in […]

RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch Weekend 29 to 30 January 2011

January 28th, 2011 by RSPB Guernsey Group

The RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch takes place on Saturday 29 January and Sunday 30 January 2011. On either Saturday or Sunday spend an hour watching and writing down the names of the birds you see in your garden.  Record the highest number of each bird species seen in your garden, or local park (not flying […]

Sticky: Tamsin Westhorpe’s Family Garden Workshop on 10 July

July 1st, 2010 by Richard Lord

During Floral Guernsey’s Summer Festival Week, Tamsin Westhorpe, Editor of The English Garden magazine, runs a hands-on workshop for children to engage them in planting and growing garden plants. Each adult should be accompanied by no more than two children under five. The event takes place on Saturday 10 July between 2.00 and 3.30 pm. […]

Look at what’s available to borrow on Ecomodo?

June 16th, 2010 by Meriel

With summer well and truly on its way you’re probably making plans, and those plans are likely to involve some gear. We want you all to make good use of what’s around you before you rush out to buy new stuff. The chances are that everything you need to get those jobs done, try out […]

The Guernsey Botanical Trust Open Day at the Victorian Garden in Saumarez Park

June 14th, 2010 by Ivan Le Tissier

The Guernsey Botanical Trust (GBT) will hold their 2010 Open Day at their Victorian walled kitchen garden in Saumarez Park on 10 July between 2.30 and 4.30 pm. Click on the link to find the location of the walled garden within Saumarez Park. Images of the 2009 Guernsey Botanical Trust Open Day are on the […]

Creating a family garden and a haven for wildlife on Guernsey’s south coast cliffs

May 9th, 2010 by admin

Floral Guernsey

March 14th, 2010 by Richard Lord

St Pierre du Bois Floral Guernsey Floral St. Peter Port