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.
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 »
On the evening of Friday 2nd September, we will be taking over Knightor Winery and Restaurant for a unique feast of our homegrown food. The menu will include our produce, freshly picked that morning. Some of our guys and Ken will be front of house serving and chatting, while Bill and the other guys will be in… Read more »
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 »
Our sixth annual cricket fundraiser will take place on Sunday 4th September at St Austell Cricket Club, when People and Gardens take on the Eden Project. Gates open at 1pm, doors open at 2pm. As always it will be a great day out for all. People and Gardens are currently leading the series 3-2 after five matches…. Read more »
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 »
One of our work experience volunteers has been selected to play cricket for a Cornwall girls under 19 team travelling to South Africa. Helena Simpson (pictured above, left), who is the daughter of one of our trustees and has volunteered at People and Gardens for over two years now, departs for South Africa on 9 February. This is… Read more »
To download our January newsletter, full of news and our aspirations for 2016, please click here.
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 »
It has been confirmed that BBC TV’S Countryfile will be featuring People and Gardens this Sunday evening. We are very proud of the participants who were incredibly honest about their reasons for being with us. John Craven visited us at the nursery as part of a piece about The Eden Project and its links with… Read more »