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 »


December update

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Good afternoon from our very festive nursery!   It’s a busy time of year with everyone getting ready for Christmas lunches, writing letters to Santa and packing veg bags.   At the end of November we attended the Cornwall VSF Awards at Eden. Whilst we didn’t win any of the categories the judges decided to add… Read more »


‘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 »


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 »


Cricket, tomatoes and a visit from Downs Side Up

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As usual it’s been extremely busy at the nursery recently. We had a lovely day with Hayley, Mia and Natty from Downs Side Up. They all really enjoyed being down at the nursery and having a go at planting and picking the tomatoes.  You can read Hayley’s blog about their day here. Everything at the… 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 »


Fun in the sun

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What a busy time we’ve had recently. June is our busiest month of the year and we have a lot to do with not enough time or people to do it in. If you fancy a bit of planting in our field and have some spare time please let us know and come along and… Read more »