Happy New Year

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We had a wonderful start to 2014 with the news that Ken has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Year 2014 Honours List.   Here is a lovely extract from the article in the Cornish Guardian: Mr Radford, who lives with wife Lorraine in Polgooth, was nominated by supporters of the scheme… 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 »


Peppers, Pumpkins and Cucamelons

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Summer is nearly over and the rain has finally settled in – but we don’t mind as everything is growing nicely. The nursery has really been coming along with a rainbow range of vegetables coming to your veg boxes soon. We’ve had a whole selection of peppers – big and small – plus a good… 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 »


Carrots

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This summer we’ve been growing beautiful orange, yellow, red and purple carrots and some cute tasty, and sweet chubby carrots. Look out for them in your veg bags soon. In celebration of all carrots, whatever their size, shape or colour, here’s a poem by Valerie Worth (from All the Small Poems and Fourteen More). Raw… Read more »