Café, Garden

Haarkon blog entry

We were delighted to be contacted by Magnus and India after they came to Potager recently. Not only did they enjoy their visit but they took some great photos, which they have put on their blog: http://www.haarkon.co.uk/explore-blog/potager-garden-cornwall-england They also have a great Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/haarkon_  

Garden

Open for Charity

Sunday 5th June 2016 3 – 7pm   The garden will be open again this year as a part of the National Garden Scheme, raising money for several different charities. As well as raising money for good causes, being a part of the NGS scheme helps to motivate us to keep developing the garden.  A number […]

Garden, Studios

Open Studios 2016

Angelica Sheldon-Fentem is taking part in Open Studios this year and will be in her studio at Potager on the following days: Sat 28th May, Sun 29th May, Mon 30th May, Tue 31st May, Thu 2nd Jun, Fri 3rd Jun, Sat 4th Jun, Sun 5th Jun The café will be open and you’re welcome to […]

Garden, Plants

New planting

Things seem to happen quite slowly here, but we get there in the end… We were planting up a new area of the garden last week and I realised that it was the culmination of some three years’ work. The bank in the photo was once (back in the 1980’s, when Potager was a garden […]

Garden, Studios

Open Studios 2016

Potager will be taking part in Open Studios 2016 28th/29th/30th May and 4th/5th June What’s it all about? Open Studios Cornwall is Cornwall’s largest free art event, which opens its doors for a week long art extravaganza to celebrate one of the country’s most creative art scenes. Bringing together artists both up-and-coming and established, the […]

Plants

Chilean Guava

Ungi molinae is a dense evergreen shrub with white bowl-shaped flowers in the spring and delicious red fruit in the autumn. Queen Victoria had the fruit grown for her here in Cornwall’s mild climate and sent by train to her table.