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First Sensory Garden Party It all started over three years ago when Rotary, Lions, Roots to Transition and Tavistock Town Council came together with ideas for a sensory garden and boules court, with community food growing. On a derelict, unused... more

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At this time of year, for many of us, thoughts turn to gardens and gardening and, perhaps, garden visiting. The wonderful National Garden Scheme has for many years been providing opportunities for garden visits throughout the country, while raising l more

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Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill'

JOHN RICHMOND

Magnolia are in flower A Dartmoor spring view to Buckland Monachorum Church There’s no doubt that March has been an awful month for gardeners. Hail, snow, ice, rain and gales have all taken their toll. The snowdrops enjoyed the cold and visitors e more

Gardening

Monday 7 May Spring Garden Fete at Moorland Garden Hotel Enjoy a fabulous bank holiday outing for all the family in the beautiful setting of the Moorland Garden Hotel with the Spring Garden Fete brought to you by Miss Ivy Events. More than 40 exhibit more

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The significance and heritage of our local hedgerows should not be underestimated. Many date from the time when the fields were carved out of the surrounding forest and our much-revered ancient buildings were founded. Just like our church buildings, more

Naturalist

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

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

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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

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

What's On

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

Gardening

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

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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

Gardening

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

Gardening

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

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

Gardening

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

Gardening

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