BGs’ summer picnic

  This year's picnic was held at Kathy's house at Woodlawn, Medstead Road, Beech on Wednesday 2nd August.   The weather was foul, rained all day and Kathy got her lounge ready for everyone to sit around drinking tea and eating scones, jam and cream.  BUT people ... Read more

Beech Summer Show – 23 September 2017

The Beech Gardeners are organising the third Beech Summer Show on Saturday 23 September 2017.   There are 37 Classes to enter at 30p per Class and one entry only per class may be entered by each person.   Click on the blue writing below to see the list of entries and the Terms & ... Read more

BGs – Alton Tree Walk – June 2017

The Beech Gardeners met up with Jim Dickinson for their 3rd Alton Tree Walk. Below is a short resume sent in by Sue Robinson. "We started at Jubilee Fields and went through Ackender Wood which was part of a large deer forest.  In the photo gallery below there is a map showing where the ... Read more

BGs visit to Beechenwood Farm, Odiham on 3 May 2017

The Beech Gardeners visited Beechenwood Farm, Hillside, Odiham RG29 1JA on 3 May and the weather was kind to us.  15 of the BGs turned up and were presented with a map of the farm and we wandered around in groups.   The bluebells were out and there was a lovely woodland walk with ... Read more

Ray Broughton visiting the BGs

Beech Gardeners were visited by Ray Broughton on Wednesday 5 April at Kathy's house, to give us one of his many talks.  Ray's topic was "Gardening on Chalk", a subject that must be very close to the hearts of those of us Gardening in Beech.   Ray has judged the entries at our Beech ... Read more

Talk by Rosy Hardy of “Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants”

The Beech Gardeners hosted a talk by Rosy Hardy on Wednesday 1st March at 7.30 pm in the Beech Village Hall.  Tickets £5 - phone Kathy 01420 549401 or Sheila 01420 88924.   Rosy of "Hardy's Cottage Garden Plants", winners of 21 Chelsea Gold Medals, is coming to give a talk and live plant ... Read more

BGs’ Christmas Party 2016

The Beech Gardeners held their Christmas Party on 7 December at Kathy and Neil Pearce's house, in their games room.  The food and first drink were provided by the BGs' Club and after that we bought the subsequent drinks.  Wonderful sandwiches, prawn balls, cocktail sausages, pigs in ... Read more

BGs’ visit to Eastbridge Willows again – November 2016

The Beech Gardeners set off again in two cars to Crondall to visit Anna Kirsch at the Eastbridge Willows to learn how to weave willow wreaths for Christmas.  There were 9 of us in all and Anna demonstrated how to weave the basic wreath, using green and decorative orange and yellow willow twigs. ... Read more

Harvest Festival at St Peter’s Church, Beech

There was an amazing display of flowers, fruit and vegetables displayed at St Peter's for Harvest Festival Sunday on 2nd October thanks to the hard work of Sheila Sorby and her team. The flower arrangements inside the church were so colourful, arranged by the Beech Gardeners, and everywhere ... Read more

Beech Village Summer Show – September 2016

On Saturday 17 September the Beech Gardeners held their third Summer Show.  Below are all the photos taken at the Show - the tables showing all the fruit, vegetables, flowers, floral arrangements, cakes, quiches, jams, chutneys, handcrafts, paintings, photographs, etc etc. The list of winners is ... Read more