Author Archives: greenfingeredgeorge

About greenfingeredgeorge

First ever RHS Young Ambassador A Gardening Geek and Nature Nerd!

London Calling……. climate change is declared, may the battle come down!

Last week ‘London was Calling’ as I was invited by the RHS to a science lecture; called ‘gardening with a mission’ it was all about Gardening in a Changing Climate. **This is a family blog as some things were really … Continue reading

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Living the dream, down on the farm, at Grobdale of Girthon !

As many of you will know my Primary School Gardening teacher, Sarah and her family, moved to Dumfries in Scotland this summer and this weekend me and my Mum, finally went to visit her and it was totally #EPIC!

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Had an a-maze-ing time filming #GiantPumpkins with Blue Peter for #Halloween

Despite Storm Brian battering most of England last weekend, I had an a-maze-ing timeย  with presenter Lindsey and the crew from Blue Peter at York Maze. We were there to film the North of England stage of the International Giant … Continue reading

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I’m buzzin’ about my new blog on how to ‘Bee’ #WildAboutGardens

WildAboutGardens Week starts today 23rd ’til 29th October. Ran by the RHS and The Wildlife Trust they help raise awareness about the importance of gardening for wildlife! Each year, ‘Wild About Gardens’ focus on a different type of species; last … Continue reading

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Autumn news from me, Green Fingered George

We’ve had some lovely weather up here in Manchester this weekend, I’ve had plenty of fresh air, so I thought I’d write an autumn update, all about my new dog, how the garden grows and plans for the coming months

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What a souper Harvest Festival !

Today (8th October) I took part in Operation Farm’s Harvest Festival, serving soup to celebrate the RHS Campaign for School Gardening’s 10th Birthday and it was #souper!

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How gardening can make you feel free

This week I received a copy of the RHS Campaign for School Gardening Courses for grown ups, who work with kids; I’d been asked to write an article for it, about how gardening makes me feel free and how it … Continue reading

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