Tag: Floral Guernsey

Spring Festival Week to host award-winning landscape designer

Spring Festival Week to host award-winning landscape designer

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

FLORAL Guernsey’s Spring Festival Week returns on Saturday 20 April 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 an […]

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Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project launches longest carrot competition

Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project launches longest carrot competition

| January 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project has launched a competition to see which school can grow the longest carrot. A prize of £100 and a year’s supply of seeds will be awarded to the school that grows the longest carrot. There will also be two runners up prizes. St Andrew’s Primary School headteacher Linda Paley […]

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Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project co-ordinator hangs up her gardening gloves

Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project co-ordinator hangs up her gardening gloves

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

BEDELL Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project co-ordinator is stepping down from the role after five years. Ann Wragg, Floral Guernsey schools’ co-ordinator, has been instrumental in the management of Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project – in association with Floral Guernsey – which launched in January 2008 to introduce all primary school-aged children to gardening, […]

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Unique daffodil bulb bred for Floral Guernsey’s 20th Anniversary

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

A unique daffodil bulb is to be planted on Friday 28 September at 10.30am to celebrate Floral Guernsey’s 20th anniversary. The bulb will be planted by the breeder of the daffodils, Rae Beckwith; John Woodward, the Vice-Chairman of Floral Guernsey; and Peter Niven of Resolution Limited at the Victorian Walled Garden. Mr Beckwith is a […]

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TV’s Matt Baker to host children’s workshop

TV’s Matt Baker to host children’s workshop

| September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

CHILDREN will be given the chance to question well-known television presenter Matt Baker at a special workshop for young people in the Victorian Walled Garden at Saumarez Park. The event is part of Floral Guernsey’s Autumn Festival Week and is one of a host of activities which will take place from Tuesday 2 October until […]

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Celebrity guest to attend Floral Festival week

Celebrity guest to attend Floral Festival week

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

FLORAL Guernsey’s Autumn Festival Week will include a visit from Countryfile presenter Matt Baker. Mr Baker is hosting a breakfast at The Farmhouse Hotel at which he will share his favourite encounters from his time presenting Countryfile, including his best memories of Guernsey from the episode filmed in the island. Mr Baker began his television […]

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Royal Horticultural Society to deliver seminar on school gardens to inspire teachers and parents

Royal Horticultural Society to deliver seminar on school gardens to inspire teachers and parents

| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

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. Three participants from each of the island’s primary and infant schools, including teachers, teaching […]

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Green-fingered children at Notre Dame du Rosaire Primary School win schools’ gardening competition

Green-fingered children at Notre Dame du Rosaire Primary School win schools’ gardening competition

| July 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

NOTRE Dame du Rosaire Primary School has won this year’s Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey. The competition’s runners up were Forest Primary School and St Sampson’s Infants School jointly. The Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition is designed to help Bailiwick children understand […]

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Guernsey in Bloom holds award-winning walks

| June 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

FLORAL Guernsey’s Guernsey in Bloom summer festival fortnight will include walks around each of the parish judging routes for the community competition and a rare opportunity to visit Brecqhou. The extensive range of activities on offer is thanks in part to sponsorship by Resolution Limited, Guernsey’s first FTSE 100 company. The walks begin on Tuesday […]

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Judges will visit primary schools entered into this year’s Bedell Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition

| June 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

JUDGES will spend two days visiting island schools taking part in this year’s Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey. Phil Merrien, Manager for Parks and Gardens at States Works and Bob Paine from Guernsey Gardens, will visit eight schools on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 June […]

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