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Gardening Galore returns to Rookley for May Day Bank Holiday weekend

The Rookley Village Association’s ‘Gardening Galore’ event has become one of the most important days on the Island’s horticultural calendar. Don’t miss it this year.

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Sonya RigaudBarrett shares details of this upcoming event. Ed


It just wouldn’t be a May Day Bank Holiday weekend without Rookley Village Association running its hugely popular ‘Gardening Galore’ event, and after many very successful years it is little wonder that it has become one of the most important days on the Island’s horticultural calendar.

All things gardening
Taking place on Sunday 30th April between 10am and 3pm the Rookley Village Hall and Field in Highwood Lane (PO38 3NN) will be buzzing with a wide variety of Island-based growers, nurseries, garden centres and suppliers of ‘all things gardening’!

Entry is absolutely free, as is the adjacent parking, which means that there’s no worry about carrying your purchases around with you, just pop them back to your car ….and shop some more. How good is that?

Plenty of refreshments
When you feel in need of a break, refreshments are available in the Village Hall, including lots of homemade cakes and cookies.

Collecting for The Blue Lamp Trust
Each year a Charity bucket collection takes place and this year it is for The Blue Lamp Trust, who promote and enhance community safety and provide support to vulnerable people, particularly victims of domestic burglary and of domestic violence.

So, put the date in your diary and come along and say hello ….. and find that special plant which you know you just can’t live without!

Image: © Paul Shilling

Tuesday, 18th April, 2017 8:44am

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