Virtual (and real) gardening

1. Practical gardening at our next virtual meeting Our next meeting on 2nd June will feature a series of practical gardening clips with a chance for discussion after each. Subjects include clematis, dead heading roses, the Chelsea chop and how to sharpen secateurs. An invitation has been sent to members but please email us if …

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Spring gardening

COVID-19 I have updated this post since it was first published on March 12th to take into account the current situation regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and government advice about social distancing. Our April meeting on 7th April is now cancelled. We hope to bring you Annie Chipchase later in the year and will advise on …

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De Beauvoir Flower and Produce Show 2019

Flowers, fruit, veg, dogs… and next up birds!

We were blessed with fabulous weather for the this year’s Flower and Produce show. All the worry about buying in too many ice-lollies was for nothing. We sold them all along with enough cake to feed several armies. If you came along we hope you enjoyed yourselves and if you missed it there are some …

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Summer round-up

Dear Gardeners – it’s our picnic at St. Mary’s Secret Garden next Tuesday and the weather forecast is good so we hope to see lots of you there. It’s a month earlier than usual so we can enjoy longer daylight hours in the glorious garden. Please bring a dish to share, there will be wine …

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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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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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Flower and Produce Show pictures

Stephen King has shared more wonderful images of last Sunday’s show... and we have received some nice coverage in Hackney Gazette online (view here).

Congratulations to the 2013 Flower and Produce winners

De Beauvoir Gardeners want to thank everyone who entered the show and made it such a success. Apologies in advance for any mistakes in the list below.Nancy Korman won the Silver Tankard for Domestic Delights. Garden Hoes (a consortium of young wives/mothers who share gardens) won the Rose Bowl for flowers and home-grown vegetables. Andrew …

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2013 Dog Show – the winners

We had a full quota at this year’s dog show with 50 dogs entering our fun contest. A big thank you to Stuart Simons of Groom Dog City for being a fabulous judge and to Paws and Purrs for sponsoring Best Girl and Best Boy – and congratulations to their dog Betty who performed her …

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