Surely one of the best signs that winter is almost over is the sight of snowdrops pushing up through cold, dark earth and dead leaves. Whether it’s a single, brave flower standing alone that catches your eye, or great swathing clumps of white; the si more

13 Feb 2018 13:52 Gardening

As part of the National Garden Scheme¹s Snowdrop Festival, the Mount, Delamore will be open on Saturday 17th and Sunday18th. Meander through the woods and see the spectacular sight of thousands of unusual varieties of this pretty spring flower. Near more

6 Feb 2018 14:50 Community News

Cotehele’s annual tradition of building a 60ft Christmas garland made up of thousands of flowers grown on the estate is as colourful as ever, despite the incredibly wet season. The 60ft garland in the Great Hall contains 32,000 flowers plus a 40ft more

14 Nov 2017 09:42 What's On

Follow the fabulous festive illuminations along a greatly extended trail, with hi-tech colour changing lights illuminating the trees, shrubs and sculptures. This is RHS Rosemoor in the depths of winter, as you have never seen it before. For our launc more

27 Oct 2017 11:00 What's On

The Garden House at Buckland Monachorum has released a new 'drone' video of the gardens in autumn, watch it here more


RHS Garden Rosemoor, in Great Torrington, is once again looking for 10 keen gardeners to take part in their informative and practical allotment course in 2018. Starting in February, the successful candidates will receive expert RHS tuition, have... more


Boxtree Productions are bringing their fantastic new musical adaptation of 'Wind In The Willows' to the beautiful Garden House near Yelverton in Devon on the 5th August this year. Boxtree Productions have been touring open air theatre since 2014 an more

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This traditional English Garden Show held over two days on the first weekend in June, is set within the stunning gardens of Coombe Trenchard, a beautiful ‘Arts & Crafts’ Country House on the border of Devon and Cornwall. The show reflects the Edwardi more

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Devon residents can win a composting bin if they pledge online to recycle their kitchen and garden waste. One hundred composting bins and other prizes, including a wormery, a food waste gadget kit and a gardening hamper can be won in the draw which more

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Visitors to The Garden House in Buckland Monachorum this weekend were met by a sea of blue spring bulbs planted throughout the bulb meadow and acer glade. The 10 acre garden is certainly putting on a great show for spring. The Garden House will be o more


I love the winter, with Christmas and the New Year approaching I can confidently feel that all the mistakes and errors of the previous year can be closed off and here we are ready to run again – that counts for business, personal lives and also garde more


Tim Penrose – owner of Bowdens – a family run nursery business at Sticklepath which now incorporates award winning hostas, ferns and bamboos decides to really go for it, stir up something at Chelsea Flower Show and make rather a splash. more

23 Nov 2016 14:36

Backlit Acer palmatum Autumn

John Richmond

We couldn't resist showing you the fabulous Autumn colours at the Garden House. Check website for opening times in March 2017 more


The Society’s annual Summer Flower Show was once again a resounding success, thanks to the many members and friends who assisted. Soon after ten am on Saturday, Meavy Parish Hall was awash with colour as members staged their exhibits. The general... more

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Cutting gardens are becoming ever popular and Sue Fisher gives us some advice on how to get started and the types of flowers we should look out for. Local and seasonal produce is hugely popular around Devon, inspired by a long tradition of... more


Celia Steven, has a ‘Great’ connection to the famous Bramley apple and this wonderfully versatile culinary staple is now helping raise money for the local cricket club... more


Rebecca Martin went to visit Horrabridge School and talk to Suzy Kraike from ELM, and Headteacher, John Clark to find out all about their new educational garden installed this summer. Horrabridge School continues to grow this year with its new... more


Hidden through the backdoor of the Visitor’s Centre in Princetown lies a miniature Dartmoor waiting to be discovered. We have been speaking to Pat from the Dartmoor Preservation Society, to find out about the past, present and future of ... more


Here's just a reminder of the summer that has just gone. On a wonderfully sunny, late summer afternoon, Kernow Drones came to The Garden House to film the garden from an entirely new angle. They worked for over hours, to create a video just three more


With a mild south-westerly climate and warmed by the tidal waters of the Tamar and Tavy estuaries, the Bere Peninsula has a rich horticultural heritage of fruit and flower growing. Strawberries, cherries, daffodils and many other crops were once pro more


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