Flower Shows during COVID-19

What a strange time we are living in, but at least gardeners usually have some outside space to be able to spend time in. It is peculiar that when the telephone rings or I receive an email it has always been to cancel a Flower Show or a seeking engagement, fortunately nearly all societies are […]
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Using garden fleece

Using garden fleece (so that it actually works) This Spring has been particularly challenging in the garden with a very wet start so that planting was delayed , followed by warm dry days with plummeting night time temperatures. I live in a notorious frost pocket when the weather forecast gives minimum night time temperatures of […]
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Welcome to Fiona as our new Secretary

Our prayers for a replacement Secretary for the Guild were answered by Fiona Jackman. At our AGM, Fiona was formally appointed. Fiona has previous experience of working with committees and we are looking forward to working with her over the coming years.
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Stepping down as Secretary

With a final flourish of the pen, the draft minutes of our AGM held on Sunday, March 15th this year were completed and our Hon. Secretary, Sheila Rapley had duly completed her last task before handing over to Fiona Jackman, our newly appointed Hon. Secretary for the Guild. Sheila took over the role from Jack […]
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Our AGM 2020

Despite the news of Covid-19 fast taking over our lives, we did hold our AGM on Sunday, March 15th 2020. Unfortunately not many members were able to attend, which we did think might have been the case. However, despite the low numbers we did go ahead with the meeting and the agenda as planned. We […]
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Sad farewell to Brian Deauville

It was very sad news that we heard of the passing of our President Emeritus, Brain Deauville last autumn. Brian had been involved with the Guild for many years and had stepped down as Chair only a few years ago. Chris and Bill Knight along with Sheila Rapley and Diana Terry represented the Guild at […]
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A Tribute To Brenda Girdlestone

Family and friends gathered at St John’s Church Milford to celebrate the life of Brenda Girdlestone who sadly passed away 22nd April 2019. Born in Shropshire 22nd October 1924 her family moved to Surrey and Brenda settled in Milford. She had a shop in Godalming known to all as The Button Shop, this sold everything […]
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Dig It – Next Shows

If you’ve seen our previous post about Dig It, you’ll already know that both John Negus and Geoff Peach are regular contributors to the programme. If you’ve missed today’s episode with Geoff, your next opportunity will be on Sunday 15th July 2018. We’ll keep you posted with any new dates on this post!
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