WE’VE LAUNCHED A NEW CROWDFUNDER CAMPAIGN

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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 »


NEWS UPDATE – JANUARY 2016

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! We’re still harvesting our veg at Watering Lane Nursery – pictured above is our latest delivery, off to the Lost Gardens of Heligan. NEW FRUIT CAGE CROWDFUNDER APPEAL At the moment we have some lovely redcurrant bushes in our field, unfortunately the bird population of Watering Lane finds these lovely too! As a… Read more »


Dried chillies and oyster mushrooms

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We’re delighted to announce that you can now buy our bags of fantastic dried chillies and oyster mushrooms from St Eval Candle Co and Humfreys Farm Shop. A 25g pack of oyster mushrooms costs £3.70, and the dried chillies are priced at £2.70.   Contact information: St Eval Candle Company, Engollan, St Eval, Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27… Read more »


Exciting news! New veg bag collection point from April.

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We are delighted to announce that from Thursday 9th April you will be able to collect our veg bags from The St Eval Candle Company, Engollen, St Eval. Wadebridge. Thanks to our new partnership with the St Eval Candle Co. they will be acting as a collection point for a our fortnightly veg bag filled with fresh,… Read more »


SNOWDROP SUNDAY

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Have you spotted any snowdrops out recently? The grounds at Pencarrow are filled with the pretty white flowers every winter, and they will be opening up the gardens to the public for their annual Snowdrop Sundays on both Sunday 8th and Sunday 15th February. The Peacock Café will be open for refreshments and dogs are… Read more »


Fundraising Fashion Show to be held at Eden

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The People and Gardens team are turning their hands to modelling! We’re holding a fashion show in The Gallery at the Eden Project on 22 November 2014. Designers from across Cornwall will be showing their exciting collections on the catwalk. There will also be a hair demonstration, a performance by Cornwall’s Rock Choir and the… Read more »


VICTORY FOR P&G!

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We won! So all our practice was worthwhile. Sunday’s annual cricket match against The Eden Project was a resounding success for the People and Gardens team. Under Bill’s captaincy, and sporting a smart new kit (thank you to everyone who donated through our crowdfunding appeal) we just won in the last over. A fabulous day… Read more »


CRICKET ROLL OF HONOUR

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HUGE thanks to everyone who has supported our Crowdfunder scheme to raise funds for our new cricket team whites. Of our £450 target, we raised £555. New kit will be displayed on Sunday 7th September and additional monies will be sent on much needed Cricket equipment. Thank you to….. David Giles Louise Dowell David and… Read more »


Funding for New Growing Project

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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 »


Ken receives the British Empire Medal

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The whole team, along with family, friends and supporters spent an amazing morning at The Eden Project on 14 March. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house as Ken was awarded the British Empire Medal by Colonel Edward Bolitho, the Lord-Lieutenant of Cornwall. This wonderful article on The Eden Project’s website says it all:… Read more »