Making an insect hotel

Go greener for 2021

After a testing year which has only been made bearable for many of us by turning to nature, isn’t the new year a brilliant time to repay this debt and make some green resolutions, asks the RSPB? Most new year pledges focus on altering our lives in a way which […]

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Bug hotel in garden

make a home for wildlife this winter

The colder months can be harsh on wildlife, with many finding their watering holes have frozen over or their cosy dry home is feeling damp. Thankfully, with just a few easy steps you can help create safe places for wildlife to tuck themselves away and hibernate for winter, or to […]

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Gardening can be a great way to maintain mental health

Garden therapy AIDS recoverY from mental illness

Support the Bethlem Garden in The Big Give (1 – 8 December) and double your donation The Bethlem Royal Hospital Therapy Garden is taking part in this year’s Big Give with every pound donated being doubled. The Bethlem Royal Hospital Therapy Garden uses the power of gardening to help patients […]

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Garden Robin

make your garden a haven for robins

There are a number of simple steps that you can take to make your garden welcoming to robins before the weather begins to turn too cold… During a cold winter up to half our garden birds can be lost to cold and hunger. Robins are particularly susceptible as they remain […]

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Plastic-Free Gardening

Book Guides Gardeners Through Plastics Maze

“Plastic-free Gardening” by Fiona Thackeray – The perfect Christmas Gift for green gardeners Tackling the use of plastics in gardens is a thorny issue but now a new book plots a path through the confusion, highlighting progress, revealing where problems lie and giving gardeners guidance and a wealth of practical […]

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Come and meet some of the wildlife that inhabits Heligan


Come and see a Traditional Lantern Experience 4, 5, 6, 11, 12 & 13 December – 5.30pm to 7.30pm18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 & 30 December – 5.30pm to 8.30pm2 & 3 January 2021 – 5.30pm to 8.30pm This Winter we invite you to explore The […]

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