Category Archives: Grayshott Gardeners news

Grayshott Gardening Week

Grayshott Parish Council is delighted to announce that the first Grayshott Community Gardening Week will run from 8 – 13th April 2017. This will be an opportunity for the whole community to come together to tackle gardening projects in the village and most importantly to find out what the Parish Council does for Grayshott community […]

Grayshott Gardeners Spring Show – Paintings and Scarecrows needed!

Are your children getting bored on their Easter school holiday? Grayshott gardeners are looking for entries from under 17’s for their Spring show Saturday 9th April. Encourage your children to paint or draw their favourite flower – A4 size paper please, or get together with friends to create a scarecrow – maximum height 120cm high.(Two agegroups […]

Grayshott Gardeners Summer Show

Saturday 13th July was the hottest day so far this year and undeterred the exhibitors arrived to display their plants and produce to maximum advantage. This year’s show would appear to be our best summer show yet with 345 exhibits and 41 exhibitors.  The amount of home produce had doubled as had the fruit and […]

Snowdrops in April?

Visitors to the show

Grayshott Gardeners’ 2013 Spring Show took place at the Village Hall on Saturday 6th April following two days of snow showers and an early morning frost. It was hardly surprising therefore that the show included snowdrops but lacked the usual wide variety of tulips and daffodils. Members had scoured their gardens and managed to exhibit […]

Grayshott Gardeners’ Head towards 200 Members

Although the members of Grayshott Gardeners’ gave overwhelming support to the increase in the membership fee for 2013, the Committee was a little nervous about the number of members who may not rejoin.  They need not have worried. By the end of 2012 the total membership had reached 200.  This year to date, it is […]

The Third Grayshott Society Annual Awards Ceremony

Following the 2012 AGM, the Grayshott Society held their Annual awards ceremony at Jolleys Cafe at Grayshott Pottery, which was in recognition of individuals or organisations that have made a special contribution to the ongoing visual improvements in the village which have further enhanced Grayshott. Chairman of Grayshott Society Amanda Haddon-Cave explained, ” On coming […]

Grayshott Gardeners Summer Show 2012

Grayshott Gardeners Summer Show Saturday 7th July 2012 Some plants like rain, Hostas for example, although finding 3 undamaged hosta leaves to enter into Grayshott Gardeners’ summer flower show on Saturday was quite a challenge with the slug and snail population also enjoying the wet weather and being rather partial to hostas. The show however […]

Fiona Lawrenson garden designer visits Grayshott Gardeners

In a recent survey of members, Grayshott Gardeners’ members said the main reason they joined the Society was to learn more about gardening and also to have lectures on the wider aspects of gardens and gardening. Last week they were treated to a rare insight into the world of one of the country’s leading garden […]

Grayshott Gardeners Spring Flower Show 2012

After a cold week with a mixture of rain, hail & frost, spring came to Grayshott Village Hall on Saturday 7th April. The Spring Flower Show staged by Grayshott Gardeners was open for the public to enjoy in the afternoon. Visitors were greeted by the scent of the flowers as they entered the hall to […]

Grayshott Gardeners enjoy Summer Buffet Supper

Peter Seabrook, gardening correspondent of the Sun newspaper for 35 years, entertained over 70 Grayshott Gardeners at their annual summer supper on 10 August.  His infectious humour and enthusiasm, conveyed often through readers’ letters he had received and his replies (every letter he receives is answered), enriched the evening with much merriment.  He also described […]