Archives for June 2015

Beech celebrates Midsummer in style

It may have been a week ahead of the actual Summer Solstice, but Beech turned out in full force to celebrate Midsummer on Saturday 13th June! As planned, this was truly an event for all ages, and it was particularly nice to see so many family groups involved. Thanks to a fantastic band of ... Read more

Beech Village Show 2015

Entry forms now available for Beech's 2nd Summer Show Organised by the 'Beech Gardeners' - the BGs On Saturday 19th September 2015 Beech Gardeners are putting on another Beech Village Show.  Enter your home-grown fruit, vegetables and flowers and win 1st, 2nd or highly commended certificates - ... Read more

BGs’ Visit to Fuchsia garden June 2015

The Beech Gardeners visited Little Brook Fuchsia Nursery at Ash Green on Wednesday 17 June where Carol Grubler runs a Fuchsia nursery where she propagates and sells thousands of fuchsia cuttings each year.  Fourteen intrepid BGs met at the village hall after lunch and went over to Ash Green in four ... Read more

BGs’ visit to Hillier Gardens – June 2015

BGs' Hillier Gardens report June 2015 - by Helen Lamb On the evening of Wednesday 3rd June 33 Beech Gardeners, including a few friends, went to the private entrance of world famous Hillier HQ, for a tour of part of the gardens guided by Woolfgang Bopp, Director.  Again, the weather was kind and ... Read more

BGs’ visit to a Farringdon Garden

The BGs visited a lovely house and garden in Upper Farringdon where one of one of Beech's former residents' parents live.  The gardens are open to the public on occasions and they are well worth a visit. Their NGS page in case anyone wants to find out more is here. It was a lovely sunny ... Read more