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November 17, 2019

BBC Scotland has announced today that Beechgrove is being restored to 26 episodes next year to cover spring, summer and autumn without a break. This is great news for the pro...

August 30, 2019

We have had a lot of weather this year: drought in May, Deluge in July and August, unseasonal cold, unseasonal heat…you remember, I’m sure.  That’s why the marvelous display...

October 7, 2018

Every year, pupils in the local schools (13 local schools and just under 600 pupils) are given a bulb growing kit. The kit consists of a good quality plant pot, compost, inst...

September 7, 2018

Helensburgh and Gareloch Horticultural Society held its 168th Annual Flower & Vegetable Show recently, when the Victoria Halls was packed with a splendid display of of flower...

March 11, 2018

It  seems a long time ago, when we packed over 1,000 bulbs (hyacinths and Tête à Tête narcissi) into individual packs for local primary schools. Fast forward to March, and de...

January 21, 2018

After the last Horti meeting on composting I was asked to write a note on what we do at Glenarn. Around the garden are a number of circular bins about 1.2m (4ft) wide and 0.9...

October 28, 2017

Every year the Helensburgh & Gareloch Horticultural Society organises and sponsors a local schools' bulb competition, as part of one of our objectives to educate and encourag...

June 10, 2017

The 166th Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 26th April. After giving a comprehensive report of the work and activities of the Society over the past year Chairman ,...

March 19, 2017

Local gardener, owner of Kilarden and HGHS member Carol Rowe was recently awarded the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Certificate of Merit at the Awards Ceremony in Ed...

February 10, 2017

The schools' bulb competition starts in the Autumn with volunteers packing over 1,000 bulbs ((hyacinths and Tête à Tête narcissi) into individual packs for local primary scho...

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