October Fun

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October has been such a busy month for us here at People and Gardens. We helped The Lost Gardens of Heligan set up their Harvest Festival display and then we spent a couple of days meeting visitors and chatting to them about our project.     As we are unable to do our usual Christmas… Read more »


Harvest Festival at The Lost Gardens of Heligan

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We are really excited to announce that we will be participating in The Lost Gardens of Heligan’s Harvest Festival, which is running from Saturday 17th Oct – Sunday 1st November.  We shall be assisting in setting up the event and have our own display.  Some of our guys will be attending the event on Monday… Read more »


Working with The Lost Gardens of Heligan.

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During the lockdown The Lost Gardens of Heligan stepped up to the front to help us with growing vegetables for our fortnightly Veg bags.  This meant we could continue to provide the bags to individuals in the community especially some of our more vulnerable residents who were not able to access the community due to… Read more »


Keeping busy during Lockdown

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The guys have been keeping themselves busy at home growing their own veg. It is great to see that they are using their horticultural skills they have learnt at People and Gardens and put them into practice at home. James preparing the ground prior to planting up (see photo above). Rob has been nuturing his… Read more »


OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER

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Hello and welcome to our annual newsletter. As the snow is thawing and we are enjoying some spring sunshine we thought we would send you an update of the exciting projects we are  involved with. We have lots of plans for the year ahead including celebrating our 20th anniversary whilst working hard to manage and maintain… Read more »


GREEN GARDENS

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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

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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

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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

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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 »