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Talk: Blistors Farm — Louise McGuiness

A farmstead was established by The Scowles at least 300 years ago. Pre-Roman iron ore workings run under ‘Blist ores’ farm and it is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest because of the Lesser Horseshoe Bats who overwinter in the cave and mining system found beneath the woods and fields.Louise will talk about the […]

Show: The 159th BGS Summer Show

Bream Sports Club High Street, Bream, Gloucestershire

Please support our traditional village show as a volunteer, exhibitor or visitor.Competitions for vegetables, flowers, flower arranging, art, crafts, photography, baking, preserving and bee-keeping. Separate children’s competitions.Tea tent with homemade cakes, raffle, games, craft stalls, live music and barbecue.

Bream Book Fair

Bream Sports Club High Street, Bream, Gloucestershire

Book fair in the Grand Marquee to raise money for Packed with Love. Thousands of secondhand books of all genres. BGS will be running a gardening book stall.Local authors and independent sellers. Tea, cakes and barbecue.

Show: Parkend Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show

Parkend Carnival and Show 2 Bailey Hill, Parkend, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom

Please support this local village show, either as a competitor or as a visitor.Another opportunity to show off your garden produce and crafts.

Talk: Growing Vegetables – getting the best from your efforts — Marion Stainton

Venue to be confirmed.Marion is involved in a broad range of horticultural projects for domestic, commercial and community gardens. She has published in The Horticulturalist and The Plantsman.This is a ‘back to basics’ talk which focuses on a practical approach to planning and managing your vegetable growing. Marion is interested in an environmentally friendly approach […]

Talk:New Plants from Old — David Cropp

Venue to be confirmed.David is a retired teacher who subsequently trained as an RHS gardener at Pershore. He is the author of The Lost Gardener!A practical demonstration of dividing and potting on with lively audience interaction. Offspring will be available to take home after the demonstration.

Talk: Barks, Stems and Evergreens for the Winter Garden — Duncan Coombs

Venue to be confirmed.After over 40 years working at Pershore College, Duncan retired as a Lecturer in Decorative Horticulture. He is an enthusiastic RHS Garden Advisor, keen plant hunter and author. Duncan’s second book, The Complete Guide to Compact Trees and Shrubs for the Garden, was published last year.