Making an advent wreath

If you missed last night’s monthly meeting you missed a wonderful and pine-scented demonstration of wreath making by local florists Anna Day and Ellie Jauncey of The Flower Appreciation Society. We sipped mulled wine and nibbled mince-pies as they made two beautiful wreaths from a selection of evergreens including fir, bay, rosemary and ivy as …

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More Photos!!!

Another successful Flower and Produce Show. A big thank you to everyone who participated and supported Sunday’s event. Here are all the wonderful winners... The Rose Bowl The highest number of points in the first two categories, i.e. flowers and home-grown vegetables and fruit. Won by Carolyn Marcus. The Silver Tankard The person with the highest number …

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Annual walkabout – London Fields and Dalston

For those of you who missed it here are some pics from last night’s lovely walkabout which was impeccably organised by Nancy. Gardens included Tigger’s abundant strip of heaven, a herb filled front garden in Richmond Road and a windy rooftop oasis amongst the new developments at Dalston Cross.

Planting of the Month

The De Beauvoir Gardeners are delighted to see the new interest in planting up areas in public view making the neighbourhood a more pleasant place. We would like to give these some recognition by awarding a monthly prize of £25 for the ‘Planting of the month’. A planting can be any space, which can be …

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All the Winners!

We want to say a big thank you to everyone who entered this year’s show and helped make such a wonderful display. Here’s the list of prizewinners: CUP WINNERS Maggie Hendrick won the Rose Bowl for the most prizes in Flowers / Fruit and veg, Annie Blackmore won the Silver Tankard for the most prize winners …

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Pre-Entry for flower and Produce Show!

The De Beauvoir Flower and Produce Show is on Sunday 14th September 2 - 5.30pm outside St Peter’s and in the Crypt. As well as the famous Dog Show, there will be the usual stalls of plants, books and cakes as well as a brilliant raffle and tombola. There are activities for children including a …

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Planting for Butterflies and Bees

A big thank you to Jan Miller Klein for her talk on February 4th based on her book: Gardening for Butterflies and Bees and other Beneficial Insects. Jan pointed out that as the countryside and hedgerows become more cultivated it is wild spaces, such as neglected brownfield sites which now provide the safest and most …

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