GREEN GARDENS

Posted

Ken was recently interviewed for the Green Gardens website, who wanted to find out more about our work and some of the projects we are involved with, and how gardening can provide substantial health benefits. To read the full article, click here.


WINTER UPDATE

Posted

Happy new year! Here’s a news update for you, with just some of our highlights from the past few months. Our Feast Night at Knightor Winery went very well and it was a great night for everyone involved. We raised some valuable funds and our guys did a fantastic job with the cooking and serving – what… Read more »


SUMMER UPDATE

Posted

What a wonderful summer we’re having down at the nursery. Here’s our latest news update…   On the evening of Friday 2nd September we will be taking over Knightor Winery and Restaurant. The menu will include our produce, freshly picked that morning. Our guys and Ken will be front of house serving and chatting, while… Read more »


WE’VE LAUNCHED A NEW CROWDFUNDER CAMPAIGN

Posted

Our Crowdfunder campaign goes live on 9 March 2016! We want to raise the £1,500 required to fund a new fruit cage. The cage will enable us to grow strawberries, raspberries and redcurrants. The cage is designed so that all of our participants can easily access the area and get involved, learning new skills and growing new… Read more »


Tomato growing system

Posted

We have just set up a purpose built tomato growing area, with the capability to grow approximately 350 plants at a time. This has been partly funded by The Cornish Ketchup Company, through a £500 donation. It has involved us setting up a suitable structure in our greenhouse able support such a large number of… Read more »


It’s summer!

Posted

Summer’s here, which can only mean one thing. Cricket! We’ve been practicing cricket at every opportunity in readiness for our annual match against The Eden Project.   Of course we’ve been busy gardening too…. Look at our gorgeous heritage rainbow carrots, which can be found in our veg bags.   We’ve pots (and boots) full… Read more »


Funding for New Growing Project

Posted

Two months ago People and Gardens were fortunate enough to receive some funding from The Big Lottery for our “New Growing Project”. The grant of £9,730 will go towards paying for an experienced horticultural worker to work with us for one year, assisting in our new growing programme. Other parts of the grant will be spent on compost,… Read more »


Spring has sprung

Posted

Look what’s growing in our polytunnels! The next batch of Cornish Ketchup tomatoes are coming on nicely too….    


Sowing the first seeds of the year

Posted

Our seeds trays and pots have been cleaned and refilled with fresh compost and now we’re busy sowing seeds.   So far we’ve planted carrots, chillies, radishes, mizuna, baby leaf lettuce, endives and spring onions. All of which will be grown into beautiful plants for you to enjoy in your veg bags!      … Read more »