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The Sunflower Maze

The hugely popular and very pretty Sunflower Maze at Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden, Sausmarez Park, is almost ready to open.  

The Maze pathways will be cut by Margaret Boucher, the garden’s grower and maze designer and KPMG will be on hand to clear the pathways ready for opening next...

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Mini Vraic Day

Mini Vraic Day

Lihou headland, St Peter's.

Thursday 6th August

11:30 am - 2pm

Tasty seaweed treats, lotions and potions.

Family activities and fun for children.

Come and meet the Britain in Bloom judges.

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Open Garden

Open Garden 2nd August

 

Venue – Open Garden @ Les Raies de Haut, Rue des Raies, St Pierre Du Bois, GY7 9SF, includes additional garden next door to the open garden

Time  2:00 – 5:00

Cost £5 per head, children are free

Floral St Peters in conjunction with the...

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Community Competition

2015

The communities taking part in this year's Floral Guernsey Community Competition have been recognised for their achievements at this year’s awards evening. The judges commended the participating communities (seven in all ) on their consistently high standards right...

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Guernsey Prison Open Garden

PUBLIC NOTICE

GUERNSEY PRISON SERVICE – OPEN GARDEN 2015 Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th July

Guernsey Prison is to open its gates in July to allow members of the public access to the prison Gardens and Horticulture area. Proceeds from the day will go to the prison’s charity Creative...

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Floral Guernsey Family Fun Day

Join us at the Floral Guernsey Family fun day on 11th July for FREE Plant a pot children's workshops, meet Cracker & Charlie the donkeys, enjoy FREE bouncy castles, face painting a petting zoo, plus BBQ & music. Come & meet our star guest, Peter Rabbit!  

See you at Le...

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Herm Island Guided Tour with Head Gardener - RHS EVENT

July 9th

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Walk, talk and guided tour by the Head Gardener of Herm.

The tour will include the White House Hotel and Island Nursery, both of which are not normally open to the public, and the Chapel St Tugals.

Please bring hats and sun tan lotion and...

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Guernsey In Bloom Open Garden

JULY 5th

2 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.

By kind permission of Mr Paul Buckle

In aid of Les Bourgs Hospice

Open Garden

Charente,

La Rochelle Road,

Vale.

 

 

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Guernsey In Bloom Fundamental Principles and Techniques of Good Garden Design

By kind permission of Jason and Ginny Morgan. 

10 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. 

Le Haut, 
Rue Du Douit Manchot, 
St Saviour, 
GY7 9ST 

Perry's Guide Reference 21G4 

 

Garden designer Debbie Roberts, of Acres Wild, who designed this family country garden...

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White Meadows Open Garden

Margaret Allard is opening her garden on June 27th between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. in aid of Action Aid.

White Meadows
Grande Rue, St. Martin
GY4 6RX

Perry's Guide Reference 30D1

Parking at St. Martin's Car Park

Refreshments will be available.

 

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Guernsey Prison Open Garden

Media Invite

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Open Gardens of the Castel

Sunday June 21st 2-5p.m.

Come and enjoy a walk through the Castel lanes and pathways and visit the many open gardens, Vicarage smallholding and allotments.

 

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Open Gardens June 21st

Geoff Dorey is kindly opening his garden on Sunday 21st June in aid of the Cheshire Home.

 

Les Queux, Ruette des Effards, Castel. GY5 7DQ

 

Perry's guide map ref. 15F4.

 

Refreshments will be available.

 

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Bloomin' Alderney Open Gardens

Bloomin' Alderney Open Gardens Scheme.

Please go along and lend your support.

 

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St. Andrews Heritage Weekend

St.Andrews Floral Group weekend. Guided walks and self-guided circular routes on Saturday and Sunday. Part of the Healthspan Walking Weeks.

 

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Floral Guernsey to become a Foundation

FLORAL Guernsey has become a Foundation as it expands its vision to focus on creating the floral Islands across the Bailiwick.  

“We have over 22 years of experience on our side and by becoming a foundation we believe that this will help us to ...

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Spring Open Gardens in Alderney

Two Beautiful Spring Gardens will be opening to the public in Alderney

LES MOURIAUX HOUSE & VALONGIS HOUSE 

on WEDNESDAY 11th MARCH from 2-5pm 

FREE ENTRY

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Floral Guernsey WINS Organising Committee of the Year

The Floral Guernsey Schools Team have won the 'Organising Committee of the Year' award at the Guernsey Community Foundation, Community Awards 2014. The award is in recognition of the Magical Days in the Park education event that saw over 1700 children attend workshops and activities in Saumarez...

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St Peter Port - Best Floral Coastal Town in the UK

 

St Peter Port won a Gold Award at the 2014 RHS Britain in Bloom Regional Finals competition and was crowned overall winners in the 'Large Coastal Towns over 12,000 Residents' category.  St Peter Port beat the other entrants in this category - Filey in Yorkshire, Hunstanton in Anglia, Sidmouth...

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ST PETER PORT WIN IN BRISTOL

RESULTS JUST IN from the RHS Britain in Bloom UK finals being held in Bristol.
St Peter Port win GOLD and are OVERALL WINNERS in their category - Coastal over 12K. Many Congratulations!

 

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Renovation of the area in front of the Tourist Information Centre, St Peter Port.

Following the successful renovation of the North Plantation, Floral Guernsey Council were approached to address the area to the front of the Information Centre. Previously, the greater part of the area was of hoggin, with several steps in unexpected...
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James Wong - Maximum Flavour, Minimum Labour

27th September  7-9pm at the Princess Royal Centre for the Performing Arts

‘Maximum Flavour, Minimum Labour’

A talk by TV presenter, author and Botanist - James Wong

Want to double the sweetness of your homegrown tomatoes, yet halve the work? With the right, scientifically-...

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Herm Island Woodland Family Discovery Walk

Sunday 21st September

Herm Island Woodland Discovery Walk

Family fun on Herm Island, meet at the Mermaid Tavern to collect a fact sheet and set off on the woodland walk to discover a variety of exotic plants and trees. There are fun prizes for those who complete the walk! Return...

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FLORAL GUERNSEY COMMUNITY COMPETITION 2014 RESULTS

FLORAL GUERNSEY COMMUNITY COMPETITION 2014 RESULTS  

The local parishes taking part in the Floral Guernsey Community competition awards have been recognised for their outstanding horticultural achievements at this year’s awards ceremony. The judges commended Guernsey on it’s consistnently...

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Floral Guernsey Summer Party

At Le Friquet

Saturday 12th July  

11am – 4pm 

Featuring FREE planting workshops with celeb Mark Diacono for children, make and take home hanging baskets, flower, veg pots and gardening crafts. There will be bouncy castles, tattoos, face painting and the chance to meet a...

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Open garden, Les Merriennes, Le Bigard, Forest

Open garden, Les Merriennes, Le Bigard, Forest

Saturday 5th July

A chance to view a beautiful private 2 acre garden owned by Bob & Sally Paine of Guernsey Gardens Ltd. The garden is planted with a wide mix of trees and shrubs. Explore the different areas such as the patio...

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Flower and Garden Photography workshop with Clive Nicholl

Flower and Garden Photography workshop with Clive Nicholl

Tuesday 8th July

Clive Nichols is one of the world’s top professional flower and garden photographers.  His work appears regularly in national newspapers and garden magazines. An experienced teacher he regularly gives master...

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Pleinmont’s Hidden Secrets, St. Peters Guided Walk

Pleinmont’s Hidden Secrets, St. Peters Guided Walk

Wednesday 9th July

Join Ant Ford-Parker from Outdoor Guernsey on a guided circular coastal walk at Pleinmont. The walk features an abundance of flora and fauna, native bird life and historical landmarks. The mosaic of habitats...

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Open garden - Castel House

Open garden - Castel House

Sunday 13th July

Lovely terraced gardens with panoramic sea views to the North of the island.

The garden features a mixture of roses and topiary. Afternoon teas available to enjoy on the lawn.

TIME: 10am - 4pm

WHERE: Castel House,...

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Floral Guernsey Festival Dates for your diary!

Floral Guernsey Festival Dates for your diary!

Spring Festival 26th April- 4th May 2014

Summer Festival 5th-13th July 2014

AutumnFestival 20-28th Sept 2014 

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Community Competition

2014

The local parishes taking part in the Floral Guernsey Community competition awards have been recognised for their outstanding horticultural achievements at this year’s awards ceremony. The judges commended Guernsey on it’s consistnently hign standards across the board.

“The...

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Floral Guernsey Community Competition winners 2014

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Floral Guernsey Daffodil blooms for the first time

The Floral Guernsey daffodil, bred to mark the 20th Anniversary of Floral Guernsey has bloomed for the very first time! Floral Guernsey was planted at the Victorian Walled Garden in Saumarez park in 2012 by breeder Ray Beckwork. The parents are ‘...
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Community Competition

2012

This year local parishes taking part in the Floral Guernsey Community competition have achieved an outstanding set of results, that’s according to the competition judges from the UK and Guernsey who were amazed at the high standard shown across the board locally.

The skills and experience...

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St Peters Lady Dorey Trophy 2012

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It's Your Neighbourhood

What are Neighbourhood Awards? They are awards given to communities who want to make a difference to the area where they live. You may be just one or two people in a Clos or road, or a larger community on an estate for example. All you need to get...
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Community Competition

A Guide giving full details of the Competition is published annually. The current guide can be downloaded here or contact Nikki Symons at floralguernsey@hotmail.co.uk for a hard copy. Click here to download the 2014 guide The competition is designed...
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