What is the Mudketeers’ Club?

Carbon capture gardening

Earthly Biochar is an innovative start-up on a mission to tackle the issue of excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by turning waste biomass into biochar – a method of carbon capture that is also a fantastic soil improver. Biochar can improve both soil health and crop yields. With a […]

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From garbage to garden

TDP uses plastic waste to create garden furniture, planters and birdcare products. The 100% recycled HDPE plastic comes from UK waste, and the products are handmade in Derbyshire, creating a sustainable virtuous cycle. New to the range is the Wheatcroft Dining Table, which comes ready-assembled in a range of colours, […]

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Bankside Festival


Coming soon – the Bankside Open Spaces Festival, a family-friendly day celebrating BOST’s open spaces and our brilliant local community.Join us on Saturday 25 September from 12-6pm, in Red Cross Garden, Marlborough Sports Garden and Crossbones Graveyard for live music, dance, sports and games for children and young people, and much, much more! Our open spaces […]

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Green open spaces are much sought after by house buyers

National Allotments Week 2021 9 to 15 August

This year the National Allotment Society (NAS) is Plotting for the Future and celebrating the contribution that allotments make to a sustainable future, by being economical with resources, caring for the land and supporting a balanced eco-system. We would like to take this opportunity to applaud all those gardeners and […]

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Stag beetles

Create a log pile for stag beetles and other wildlife

Log piles and dead wood are hugely important habitats for many endangered species, including iconic stag beetles – Britain’s largest land beetle. From grand ancient oak trees to an old buddleia stump in your garden, dead wood is actually teeming with life. Stag beetles need underground dead wood in order […]

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The sleeping Mud Maid can be found in the ancient woodland at Heligan

Heligan celebrates natural Wellbeing Week

Natural Wellbeing Week – 3rd to 11th July An inspiring programme of activities, workshops, talks and walks designed to. . .Relax, Uplift & Restore  From Sunrise Yoga to Early Morning Goat Walks, Tai Chi to Sound Bathing, this July, The Lost Gardens of Heligan  becomes the venue for an inspiring programme of workshops, activities, […]

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