Community Competition

2016

FLORAL GUERNSEY COMMUNITY COMPETITION 2016 AWARDS 

The five  Bailiwick parishes and islands taking part in this year's Floral Guernsey Community Competition have  been recognised for their achievements at this year’s awards evening.  Sark Community Blooms secured the overall winning...

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2016 Events

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Plant Heritage Guernsey Annual Nerine Festival

Plant Heritage Annual Nerine Festival  

Saturday 8th - 22nd October 2016  

Times: 14:30 - 16:00 (8th Oct)  

10:00 - 16:00   (9th - 22nd Oct)  

Venue: Lower Glasshouse, Candie Gardens   

Plant Heritage Guernsey organises a display of Nerines from their...

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Open Garden - Forest Lodge

Sunday 18th September 2016. 

By kind permission of Tattie Thompson.   

The garden at Forest Lodge, Forest will be open to the general public on behalf of the Forest Floral Group. (Limited Numbers - please see below)  

Small groups of about 15 are invited to a walk with the...

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Grange Court Guided Tour - RHS Event

Sunday 11th September 2016. 

10:00 - 12:30. 

RHS event - Caring for your trees and shrubs.  

Guided tour of this award winning garden by Bob Paine (Guernsey Gardens) and Andrew McCutcheon Environment Officer.)  

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Open Garden - La Bigoterie

Sunday August 7th 2016.

14:00 - 17:00.

By kind permission of Huw and Sarah Evans. 

The garden at La Bigoterie, Berthelot Street will be open to the general public on behalf of Guernsey Alzheimers Association. 

This is a town garden on several levels offering...

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Open Garden - Rosamunda

By kind permission of Ivan and Christine Babbe the garden at Rosamunda, Route de L'Issue, St Saviour (Perry Ref: 22D5) will be open to the public on behalf of the Guernsey Voluntary Service.   

Saturday 6th August 14:00 - 17:00  

Sunday 7th August 14:00 - 17:00  

This garden...

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Floral St Peters - Mini Vraic Day

Friday 5th August 2016.  

Floral St Peters are holding a Mini Vraic Day al Lihou Headland . 

12 noon - 14:30 pm.  

Lots to do and see for all the family . 

See poster for more details.   

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Open Garden - Castle Carey

July 31st 2016.

13:00 - 17:00. 

Castle Carey will be open to the public by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Clegg. 

South facing on a hill overlooking St Peter Port, the gardens are terraced with dividing walls enabling an ideal area for fruit trees.  

The gardens are...

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Open Garden - Hayes Du Puits

July 24th 2016.

12:00 - 16:30.

By kind permission of Mr & Mrs Barton-Wright. 

The garden at Hayes du Puits will be open to the public on behalf of Les Bourgs Hospice. 

Parking will be available on site, just follow the signs.

We will be having tea,...

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Open Gardens of the Castel

Open Gardens of the Castel

Sunday 17th July 2016

14:00 pm - 17:00 pm

Adults £5

Accompanied children under 16 Free. 

Please see poster for more details.

 

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Tomato Heritage Project Open Day

Tomato Heritage Project Open Day

Saturday 16th July. 

  
1 - 5pm.  No admission charge. 

’Guernsey Tom’ exports were the mainstay of the island’s economy for a century until the 1970’s. 

Floral St Peters is growing tomatoes in the traditional arch method...

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Open Garden - Le Ponchez Farm

July 10th 2016.   

13:30 - 16:30.  

By kind permission of Jon and Kathryn Sandilands.   

The garden at Le Ponchez Farm, Ruette de Ponchez, Catel. GY5 7DB will be open to the public on behalf of the Priaulx Premature Baby Foundation.  

A chance to explore the different...

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Concert at Forest Parish Church

A Friday concert at Forest Parish Church.

Entry on the door.

£5 including refreshments. 

Featuring GU 10.

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Flower and Heritage Festival

Forest Parish Church.  

Flower and Heritage Festival.  

July 6th - 10th 2016. 

9:00  - 17:00 .  

Floral Displays with a local history appeal.  

Parking in church field.  

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Open Garden - Antares

July 3rd 2016. 

14:00 - 17:00.   

By kind permission of Norman and Shirley Tulie.   

The garden at Antares, Planque Lane, Forest will be open to the public on behalf of Goal 50.  

A very pretty cottage garden with arches and paths leading to several 'hidden'...

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Open Garden - L'Etiennerie Farm

Sunday 26th June 2016. 

14:00 - 17:00. 

By kind permission of Tim and Eleanor Henderson.  

The garden at L'Etiennerie Farm, Rue des Grantez, Catel will be open to the public on behalf of the GSPCA. 

An informal country garden with herbaceous borders, pond, potager, a...

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Open Garden - White Meadows

Saturday 18th June 2016. 

14:00 - 17:00.  

By kind permission of Mrs Margaret Allard.  

The garden at White Meadows, La Grande Rue, St. Martin GY4 6RX will be open to the public on behalf of Action Aid.   

Perry's Guide Reference 30D1 

Parking at St....

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Forest Floral Group - Guided Walk

GUIDED WALK   

Forest Floral Group.    

With Geoff Brouard around the Forest Parish.    

Saturday 11th June 2016     

2.00 p.m.    

Starting at the Forest Church porch.    

£5 for adults.    

Children free.    

All proceeds will go to...

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Bloomin' Alderney

Bloomin' Alderney. 

Monday 6th June - Sunday 12th June 2016 

There will be over 30 gardens open at various times throughout the week.  

More information available - 01481 822333 info@visitalderney.com    

 

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Secret Gardens of St. Pierre du Bois

Sunday 5th June 2016 

13:00 - 17:00

The Secret Gardens of St. Pierre du Bois from Les Buttes

In aid of Floral St. Peter's and St. Peter's Church.

Please click on the poster for more details.

 

 

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Bank Holiday Monday - Giant Plant Sale

Giant Plant Sale  

Monday 30th May 2016  

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  

Venue: Sausmarez Manor  

This is an annual event and, in less than two hours, thousands of plants go off to new homes in Guernsey.  

The plants are grown by members of Plant Heritage...

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Tiny Tots Wiggly Worms and Mini Beasts Workshop

Wednesday 25th May 2016. 

Introduce the joys of growing to little ones aged 0-4yrs.  

A packed 45 minutes showing the children round the eco garden and learning about the mini beasts that keep the garden looking lovely. 

Includes a basket to take away, some seeds and a...

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Open Garden - Le Vauquiedor Manor

May 15th 2016  

14:00 - 17:00   

By kind permission of Joyce and Ray Tonkinson.   

Le Vauquiedor Manor will open their garden to the public on behalf of Mulitple Sclerosis.   

A beautiful Spring garden with woodland areas plus a walled garden with fruit and...

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Open Garden - Grange Court

Sunday May 8th 2016  

By kind permission of Pat and Liz Johnson.  

Grange Court garden will be open on behalf of Mencap. 

10:00 am - 16:00 pm  

Grange Court, The Grange, St. Peter Port.  

PARKING at Lukis House or the Odeon Car Park

Refreshments...

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Beau Vallon Maritime Family Fun Day

Family Fun Day.    

May 1st 2016 from 11:00 am to 16:00 pm.    

Beau Vallon Holiday Apartments, Les Adams, St Peters GY7 9LH.   

Maritime Pirate Fun Day- FREE ENTRY   
Includes FREE Discover scuba diving with DONKEY DIVERS in the pool aged 8 and...

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Open Garden-Guernsey Clematis Nursery

Saturday 30th April 2016.   

A special event hosted by RHS gold medal winner Raymond Evison, OBE, VMH.   

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets need to be booked directly with the nursery. Details above.  

 

 

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Open Garden - Le Vallon

By kind permission of Major and Mrs Philippi. 

April 24th 2016. 

14:00 - 17:00

Le Vallon, St. Martin. 

£5 including tea and cakes. 

In aid of Les Bourgs Hospice. 

 

 

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Forest Floral Group - Plant Sale

PLANT SALE    

Saturday 23rd April at Forest Stores.  

Forest Floral Group   

9am - 12 noon.   

Come and get some bedding plants, vegetables and herbs.   

You will find us at the top of the slipway by the entrance to the shop.   

 

 

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Come and try your hand at Willow Weaving

St Andrew’s Floral Group 

Come and try your hand at Willow-weaving   

Friday 18th March and Saturday 19th March 2016  

9:30 am - 12:30 pm  

St Andrew’s Floral Group are building a willow dome for a bird hide and a fedge ( a willow interwoven fence) at the GSPCA ,...

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Herm Island Garden Tours

EVERY TUESDAY FROM 12TH APRIL TO 13 SEPTEMBER 2016  

RHS Recommended Garden Tours. 

11 am outside the Ship Bar Entrance. 

Member: Adult £6. 

Non-Member: £8 

Does not include boat fare. 

Children under 15 free.  

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