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Community Planting Day Success

FANTASTIC SUCCESS OF COMMUNITY PLANTING DAY- 31st October
(Eastcote House Gardens & Forge Green)

Message from Lesley Crowcroft

Eastcote is full of fantastic people, working from 9.30am-1pm in the rain for love !!!!
Thank you to you all, I hope you are all warm and dry now.

Sponsorship were as follows:-

Bulbs for the Walled Garden: Big Lottery Grant.
Bulbs for the Rockery: TaylorWimpey
Bulbs for Forge Green: Eastcote Residents Association.
Plants for the Orchard border: Grown by the Friends of Eastcote House Gardens.

Altogether we planted approx. 7500 bulbs, and several dozen plants.

Special thanks to the uniformed groups 4th Eastcote Beavers, 5th Eastcote Cubs, 6th Eastcote Cubs.
I would also like to give an extra thank you to the 'Friends' who spent a lot of extra time preparing for today.
Peter Saunders, Linda Furnell, Keith Barnard, Rosemary Bucksey, Jane Neave.
Hope to see you all again next year, when there will be another Community Day, Warmest wishes
Lesley

Community Volunteer Day - This Sunday

Eastcote Volunteer Day - Bulb PlantingJoin other members of the local Eastcote Community in volunteering for the day, this coming Sunday (31st October 2010).

We will be planting bulbs in Eastcote House Gardens and Forge Green to ensure a beautiful spring blossom of colour next year.

Please bring your own tools (trowel, forks etc) and a friend or two if possible, the more the merrier.

We shall be meeting at the car park of Eastcote House Gardens at 10:30 - We look forward to seeing you there!

Read more: Community Volunteer Day - This Sunday

Eastcote Residents Open Forum - November 2010

Eastcote House Gardens - Celebration Picnic

EASTCOTE HOUSE GARDENS- CELEBRATION PICNIC

Congratulations to all those involved in the Eastcote House Gardens, Celebration Picnic on Saturday 17th July. It can only be described as a fantastic success.

During the Celebrations the Mayor of Hillingdon Cllr David Yarrow unveiled a plaque to mark the complete refurbishment of the walled garden area planting and Nicholas Hurd MP presented certificates to 3 local schools for their help with the planting works in the Gardens.

Read more: Eastcote House Gardens - Celebration Picnic

EHS - Wisley Coach Trip

EASTCOTE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

PLEASE REPLY TO This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

70TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

RHS WISLEY COACH TRIP SATURDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 2010

The society celebrates its 70 year anniversary this year. We would like to mark this occasion with a special trip.

We are arranging a coach trip to RHS Wisley on 4th September.

The pick up will be from the car park in Oak Grove, behind the Trading Hut at 9.00 am. We will be returning to Eastcote at 6.00 pm. The trip is open to members, their families, friends, neighbours and other local society members. Please share this news with people you know.

Costs to cover the coach travel will be £12 each.

If you are not an RHS member the usual admission charge is £9.50 but as an affiliated society we have free entry for this trip. This is a good opportunity to explore Wisley if you haven't been for a while. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

All the family can enjoy the trip - children can be entertained with a family trail.

Each trail gives children things to spot, ideas of great places to explore and fun things to do in the garden. There are several cafes although you may wish to bring your own picnic. Wheelchair users are welcome - paths are well marked.

I would appreciate replies as soon as possible but by 30th June.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at the following email address - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Yours sincerely

Sue Alexander

Name:

Address:

Tel no:

Email:

No of adults in the party:                 No of children:

Number of wheel chairs to be requested from RHS Wisley:

(There is a small number available at RHS Wisley but there is no guarantee of

availability. If you have your own please bring it on the coach)

I enclose a cheque payable to E.H.S. for  £           :            (£12 per person)

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details on where to send

If you would like to join the trip please complete the slip and send it to me with a cheque (payable to E.H.S.) for £12 per person.