This is a perfect introduction to the expressive world of flowers and connecting with the creativity of nature. In this demonstration, Stacey will be exploring the intricate beauty of print-making with petals. Witness the alchemy and magic of her botanical brew, as she composes a set of delicate artwork and experiments with deep-rooted messages from our […]
Fun Palaces is a movement promoting community at the heart of culture, with an annual weekend of arts and science action created by, for and with local people. Our Fun Palace at Potager will involve sensory nature based activities, guided walks to share the nature and wildlife of the garden and a chance to experience […]
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 […]
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.
Lathyrus odoratus better known as the humble Sweet Pea. This flower is a favourite for planting at the entrance of the garden over the veg patch fence. We have been out in the garden many times and watched visitors stop in their tracks to take in the soft, sweet scent. A lovely way to say […]