Tag Archive for 'Victorian walled kitchen garden'

Guernsey Botanical Trust raising funds to build The Gatehouse visitor and education centre

May 25th, 2017 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust, which runs the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park, Castel plans to build The Gatehouse as part of their on-going restoration project. The Trust, which is a Guernsey charity, receives no financial support from the Guernsey government. It needs to raise £200,000 to build The Gatehouse, which will include a […]

Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park needs volunteers, old cards, egg boxes and small gifts

January 31st, 2014 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust 25 January 2014 ‘Garden Gossip‘ newsletter states that the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden is now an accredited Guernsey visitor attraction. The beautiful garden expects many visitors in 2014. The garden hopes to open from 10.00 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Tuesdays to Sundays between March and September 2014 and Bank Holidays, but […]

Guernsey Community Foundation’s third round of quarterly grants awarded to five charities

November 28th, 2012 by Guernsey Community Foundation

Five local projects have benefited from the third round of the Guernsey Community Foundation’s Quarterly Grants Programme which currently targets projects that work towards improving social inclusion. Once completed, these greenhouses will provide an all-weather facility for working in the garden. The Trust is working with offenders serving community service hours and is aiming to […]

The Guernsey Botanical Trust’s Victorian walled kitchen garden at Saumarez Park

March 8th, 2009 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Botanical Trust is undertaking the restoration of the Victorian walled kitchen garden at Saumarez Park. They are recreating the garden as it was in the period from 1875 to 1900. The garden originally supplied Lord de Saumarez’s family and his guests and staff with food. Flowers and plants were grown to decorate his […]

The Guernsey Botanical Trust requests old tools & equipment to work the Victorian Kitchen Garden

March 2nd, 2009 by Ivan Le Tissier

The Guernsey Botanical Trust which operates the Walled Victorian Garden at Saumarez Park requests donations of old tools and equipment and identified old seeds to restore the garden to its former glory. To make a donation of old tools or old identified seeds to the Guernsey Botanical Trust charity, please contact Ivan Le Tissier on […]