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Village Show AGM – Tuesday 5th 7.30 zoom

The Village Show AGM will take place this Tuesday – 7.30pm. Do come along if you are interested in helping out with the Show, which is scheduled for Saturday 27th August next year. We are beginning to run short of hands! If you’d like to join the meeting please get in touch with Jo via the contact form below or call 685 and I’ll send the link.

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Help run Garvald Village Show!

We’re looking for new help with running Garvald Village Show next year, which is due to take place on Saturday 27th August. If you enjoyed the door displays this could be for you! Our next meeting will take place Tuesday 5th October 7.30pm. Come along to the village hall to find out more or get in touch via the contact form.

Jo & Malcolm

(on behalf of Garvald Horticultural Society Committee)

DOOR DISPLAYS

Garvald was looking especially lovely yesterday thanks to everyone’s efforts with decorating their doors with bunting, produce and hobbies (including Jurassic display). And especially good to see everyone enjoying the sun and catching up. Here are a few pics – the full set are on the ‘Garvald Growers Makers and Bakers’ facebook group. I counted 30 doors – hope I didn’t miss any! Garvald Show will (fingers very crossed) be back next year.

Jo (on behalf of GHS Committee)

Decorated Doors Day – Saturday 28th August, 2-5pm

In place of Garvald Village Show this year we invite you to ‘show’ your produce at your doorstep! Decorate your door however you wish; bunting, pots of plants, vase of flowers, basket of veg, bunting, jam jars – get creative!

Have doors ready by 2pm – there will also be ice cream tubs on offer for kids. We very much hope to be back next year with the ‘proper’ Show!

Jo – on behalf of GHS Committee

 

Door Display Day – Tomorrow 2pm

It’s the ‘not the village show day’ tomorrow. Feeling bereft? Decorate your door instead – bunting, pots of plants, vase of flowers, basket of veg, art work, jam jars, sewing – get creative! Have doors ready by 2pm and for the kids – a door discovery trail (sweets on successful completion – bring a pencil).

Jo – on behalf of GHS Committee

Door Display Day – Next Saturday 22nd

In place of Garvald Village Show this year we invite you to ‘show’ your produce and creations at your doorstep! Decorate your door however you wish; bunting, pots of plants, vase of flowers, basket of veg, bunting, art work, jam jars, sewing – get creative! Have doors ready by 2pm – there will also be a kids trail around the village. And do make use of facebook page ‘Garvald Growers Makers and Bakers’ to share photos. Let’s keep the spirit of the Show – but in the street – to allow appropriate distancing!

Jo – on behalf of GHS Committee

Door Display Day – Saturday 22nd August

In place of Garvald Village Show this year we invite you to ‘show’ your produce at your doorstep! Decorate your door however you wish; bunting, pots of plants, vase of flowers, basket of veg, jam jars – get creative! Have doors ready by 2pm – there will also be a kids trail around the village. If you live outwith the actual village you could share or borrow a doorstep – ask a committee member or get in touch via the contact form. Also please do make use of the (private) facebook group ‘Garvald Growers, Makers and Bakers’ to share any pics of your lockdown gardening achievements.

Let’s keep the spirit of the Show – but in the street – to allow for appropriate distancing!

Village Show and seedling exchange

Sadly we have decided to cancel this year’s Village Show. In line with other shows in East Lothian we have taken this decision with the safety of members and the public at the forethought of our minds. It may be possible to do something to celebrate the efforts of our ‘lockdown gardening’ – we will consider this nearer the time. We will carry the 2020 schedule over to 2021.

Seedlings – next Saturday (30th) we were due to have a seedling exchange at the hall. Instead we suggest that if you have any spare seeds/seedlings/plants to leave them out at your door/gate.

Strawberry plants – we do have strawberry plants for children to grow on for the Show. If you would still like a strawberry plant please let Jo know via the contact form or the ‘Garvald Growers, Makers, Bakers’ Facebook Group.

Happy gardening, making and baking!

Village Show 22nd August and Seed Exchange 30th May

The Village Show will take place on Saturday 22nd August. A couple of things to note on the schedule:

  • Show/village bunting: Next year the Show celebrates its 70th anniversary and we think bunting will be required! So this year’s schedule includes 2m of bunting, which can be donated to make a big bunting for next year.
  • Children categories – strawberries: We are having a strawberry planting session outside the hall on Saturday 30th May – all kids welcome to come and plant strawberries for the Show.

You can see the full schedule at:

https://www.garvald.org.uk/garvald-horticultural-society/

Seed and Seedling Exchange – Saturday 30th May

We are holding a seed and seedling exchange outside the hall on Saturday 30th May (alongside strawberry planting) – watch out for further notice. Bring along spare seeds and spare seedlings to swap/share.

 

Stenton Gardeners Question Time Fri 21st

Stenton Horticultural Society is having a  Gardeners Question Time this Friday 21st February, 7 for 7.30pm at Stenton Village Hall. £5 entry. A special invitation is extended to gardeners in neighbouring village Garvald. On the panel –

George Anderson – Beechgrove Garden

Beryl McNaughton – Macplants

Jim Williams – Pathhead Horties

All welcome!