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 »
We have just set up a purpose built tomato growing area, with the capability to grow approximately 350 plants at a time. This has been partly funded by The Cornish Ketchup Company, through a £500 donation. It has involved us setting up a suitable structure in our greenhouse able support such a large number of… Read more »
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 »
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 »
On 19th February we were very pleased to welcome Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith to our nursery. The MP even got his hand dirty, helping with planting and sweeping in the glasshouse. Listen to “Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith visits People and Gardens” on audioBoom.
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 »
Great news! Phil has been given a Highly Commended Volunteer of the Year award for his work at the Eden Café in St Austell. We are so pleased for Phil and his family. Congratulations Phil on your very well deserved award.
Radio Devon recently recorded 90 minutes of conversation between Ken and Lorraine for Radio 4’s The Listening Project. This will be forwarded to Radio 4 after being aired on Radio Devon, for possible national broadcast. It will be stored in The British Library as part of The Listening Project. If you want to hear an… Read more »
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 »