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Gloucestershire Federation
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Please confirm details with the club, especially near Bank Holidays and in the Summer Months, when many clubs have garden visits instead of talks..


The show season is over for this year.

Remember to send us details of your shows and events for 2017.

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September 2016 Newsletter
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The GFGS Guild of Judges

The Guild of Judges is a sub committee of the Federation. We provide training for novice judges and refresher seminars for experienced judges in accordance with the RHS Horticultural Show Handbook. Our primary object is to provide trained and objective judges for local shows.


The National Gardens Scheme has been opening gardens to raise money for nursing and caring charities since 1927. Now some 3,800 gardens open annually for the Scheme, but we need every one of them and more so we can continue to make generous donations to charities such as Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie Cancer Care and the Queen’s Nursing Institute. So we’re always looking for new garden owners willing to take the plunge and open their gardens to the public. We know that you are all keen gardeners as members of the Gloucestershire Federation of Garden Societies, so would any of you consider opening for the NGS? Whether your garden is large or small, traditional or modern, filled with cottage garden plants or whispering grasses, we’d love to hear from you. And don’t be daunted by the prospect. The Gloucestershire NGS county team is formed of volunteers who will be only too happy to advise and help you through the opening process.
So don’t hide your horticultural lights under a bushel. If you feel like giving it a go, get in touch with Vanessa Berridge on 01242 609535 or We look forward to hearing from you and to visiting your gardens.
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