‘Tis the season….for late night shopping!

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Join us for late night shopping at the White River Place Winter Wonderland in St Austell on Tuesday 20th December. We’ll be selling Christmas decorations created by the P&G team and delicious, warming soup made by The Eden Café using the vegetables grown by us at Watering Lane Nursery. All proceeds from our stall will go… Read more »

VSF Awards nominations

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We’ve just heard that we have been nominated in three categories in the Cornwall VSF Awards 2013. They are: Best Partnership/Collaboration Best Community Based Activity Most Innovative Use Of Volunteers The Award ceremony is being held at the Eden Project on 28th November 2013. We are so excited and have our fingers crossed….

Easy fundraising

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Shop online to raise money for People & Gardens with easyfundraising.org.uk People & Gardens earns the cash donations when people register to support us and shop online through the site. It’s a really simple process, all you have to do is: Register at www.easyfundraising.org.uk When you’re asked to choose your cause, select People & Gardens…. Read more »

Peppers, Pumpkins and Cucamelons

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Summer is nearly over and the rain has finally settled in – but we don’t mind as everything is growing nicely. The nursery has really been coming along with a rainbow range of vegetables coming to your veg boxes soon. We’ve had a whole selection of peppers – big and small – plus a good… Read more »

The 2013 Cricket Match

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Two teams and one cup – there could only be one winner… We’re proud to announce that People and Gardens won the 2013 cricket match against The Eden Project! What a tremendous day we had at our Cricket Match on 1st September. Not only did we retain the Cup but we had lots of fun and… Read more »


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This summer we’ve been growing beautiful orange, yellow, red and purple carrots and some cute tasty, and sweet chubby carrots. Look out for them in your veg bags soon. In celebration of all carrots, whatever their size, shape or colour, here’s a poem by Valerie Worth (from All the Small Poems and Fourteen More). Raw… Read more »

Bag packing at Tesco

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We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who put money into our buckets at Saturday’s Bag Packing in Tesco. We are very grateful and raised a whopping £342. Many thanks also to Sharon, Jess, Helena, Bill, Sara, Timmy, Sean H, Shaun T, Chris, James and Julie for making the bag packing such… Read more »