Category Archives: Plants

Botanical artist, Stacey Keay is visiting Potager Garden next Friday 7th July.

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 […]

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.

Sweet Pea

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 […]

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