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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Sky Garden

We managed to get some of the free tickets to the Sky Garden at the top of the Walki Talkie.  It is an indoor roof garden with lovely spaces and a green wall outside.  You can book a free visit here   but if you book a table for coffee/breakfast etc. at the Sky Pod bar …

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Olympic Park Tour

On Tuesday about 25 of us ranging in age from  6 months to nearly 90 went on a tour of the Olympic Park Gardens.  It was a trial as they hope to offer horticultural tours to clubs around the country to support the gardens and community involvement.  I have attached some photos.  If you are …

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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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2014 Coach Trip

The coach trip this year took place on 22nd June and visited Spencer’s Garden, Snares Hill Cottage and Langthorne’s Plantery. Thanks to Roger Till for the photographs, it is almost like being there. .    

Gardeners Question Time

There was a lively discussion on Tuesday night.  Thanks to our panel of  Louise Alhadeff, from North One and West Six Garden Centres;  Miranda Janatka, an apprentice a Kew, and our own Chris Preston, longstanding member and vegetable growing expert. Miranda enquired about the prunus disease.  She says 'I asked at Gardeners World about that Prunus this …

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